Delporte

Lat: 16.0°S, Long: 121.6°E, Diam: 45 km, Depth: 3.37 km, Rükl: (farside), Upper Imbrian
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Left: Apollo AS15-M-0985 image (orientated for North top) from the Lunar & Planetary Institute. Right: Color-coded topography LAC 101 image from USGS Digital Atlas.


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Delporte

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Eugène Joseph Delporte (January 10, 1882–October 19, 1955) was a Belgian astronomer. He discovered a total of 66 asteroids. He discovered or co-discovered some comets as well. In 1930 he fixed the modern boundaries between all of the constellations in the sky, along lines of right ascension and declination for the epoch B1875.0.

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