Talbot (crater)

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Talbot
Talbot crater AS15-M-0925.jpg
Apollo 15 mapping camera image
Coordinates 2°30′S 85°18′E / 2.5°S 85.3°E / -2.5; 85.3Coordinates: 2°30′S 85°18′E / 2.5°S 85.3°E / -2.5; 85.3
Diameter 11 km
Depth Unknown
Colongitude 275° at sunrise
Eponym William H. F. Talbot

Talbot is a small lunar crater on the Mare Smythii, near the eastern limb of the Moon. It lies between a pair of larger, flooded craters, with Runge to the west and Haldane to the west-northwest. The crater is entirely surrounded by the dark lunar mare. It is a circular, bowl-shaped formation with an almost featureless interior floor. The outer rim has a slightly higher albedo than the surrounding terrain, but the floor is as dark as the mare.

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