Stoletov (crater)

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Stoletov
Coordinates 45°06′N 155°12′W / 45.1°N 155.2°W / 45.1; -155.2Coordinates: 45°06′N 155°12′W / 45.1°N 155.2°W / 45.1; -155.2
Diameter 42 km
Depth Unknown
Colongitude 156° at sunrise
Eponym Aleksandr G. Stoletov

Stoletov is a lunar crater on the far side of the Moon. It is located in the northern hemisphere, less than one crater diameter to the north of Kulik. To the northwest of Stoletov is Montgolfier.

This is a worn and eroded crater formation. There is a merged cluster of small impacts along the northern rim and small craterlets across the southern and western rims. The inner walls and interior floor are relatively featureless. There is a small craterlet on the floor to the south of the midpoint.

Satellite craters[edit]

By convention these features are identified on lunar maps by placing the letter on the side of the crater midpoint that is closest to Stoletov.

Stoletov Latitude Longitude Diameter
C 46.3° N 153.6° W 36 km
Y 46.5° N 155.6° W 22 km

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