Runge (crater)

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Runge crater AS15-M-0923.jpg
Apollo 15 mapping camera image
Coordinates 2°30′S 86°42′E / 2.5°S 86.7°E / -2.5; 86.7Coordinates: 2°30′S 86°42′E / 2.5°S 86.7°E / -2.5; 86.7
Diameter 38 km
Depth Unknown
Colongitude 274° at sunrise
Eponym Carl D. T. Runge

Runge is a lunar crater in the Mare Smythii, along the eastern edge of the Moon. It lies less than one crater diameter to the north-northwest of the very similar crater Warner. To the west-northwest is Haldane. Runge has been almost completely submerged by basaltic lava, leaving only a low, ring-shaped feature in the lunar mare. The rim has a gap at the southern end, and a pair of small craters lie near the exterior to either side of this opening.