Svedberg (crater)

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Coordinates 81°30′S 64°36′E / 81.5°S 64.6°E / -81.5; 64.6Coordinates: 81°30′S 64°36′E / 81.5°S 64.6°E / -81.5; 64.6
Diameter 14.4 km
Eponym Theodor Svedberg

Svedberg is a lunar impact crater located on the lunar near side near the southern pole. The crater is located Northeast of Scott crater, adjacent to von Baeyer crater, and South of the prominent crater Demonax. The crater was adopted and named after Swedish chemist Theodor Svedberg by the IAU in 2009.[1]


  1. ^ USGS/IAU (Oct 18, 2010). "Svedberg on Moon". Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature. USGS Astrogeology. Retrieved 2012-03-05. 

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