Talk:Aristarchus (crater)

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August 15, 2006 Good article nominee Listed
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Article name[edit]

Note: This article is named "Aristarchus (crater)" as part of the convention for the large number (2400+) of lunar crater articles, some of which needed disambiguation from craters on the Earth, Mars, Mercury or elsewhere, not to mention like-named pages on other topics. — RJH (talk) 21:11, 8 August 2006 (UTC)

Suggestions for improving to A class[edit]

There are a few details that could be added to this article to improve its quality from GA to A.

  • I believe that the statement concerning the anorthositic composition of the central peaks is debated.
  • There should be some reference to the presence of volcanic glass in the vicinity of the aristarchus plateau.
  • There should be one or two images showing the abundance of TiO2, FeO, or Th, as obtained from Clementine, LP, or Hubble.
  • A better image(s) showing the various sinuous rilles, cobra head, and central peak could probably be found.
  • A reference for the 450 Ma age is needed.
  • An image showing the locations of the Satelite craters should probably accompany the table.

Lunokhod 13:42, 24 November 2006 (UTC)

GA Sweeps (Pass)[edit]

This article has been reviewed as part of Wikipedia:WikiProject Good articles/Project quality task force. I believe the article currently meets the criteria and should remain listed as a Good article.

A few comments I had, outside the GA review:

  • Use of dazzling in lead seems unencyclopedic
  • Is "Wood's Spot" a common enough alternate name that it should be added to the article's lead sentence?
  • Could the two named craters be added to the secondary craters table? As I understand it, just because they're named doesn't mean they're not secondary craters.

Cheers! --jwandersTalk 22:33, 29 February 2008 (UTC)

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