Gerasimovich

Lat: 22.9°S, Long: 122.6°W, Diam: 86 km, Depth: km, Rükl: (farside)
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left: Clementine . right: LROC . Gerasimovich was covered by Orientale basin ejecta blanket. Satellite S at left border of image, Ellerman at right bottom corner.

Images

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Several orbital photographs made by Zond 8 show Gerasimovich with its swirl field (illuminated by a high sun), such as Frame 14 (Gerasimovich and nearby crater Ellerman are depicted just below the frame's central cross). Research: Danny Caes

Maps

(LAC zone 107A3) USGS Digital Atlas PDF

Description


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Gerasimovich

Additional Information


Nomenclature

Boris Petrovich; Soviet astronomer (1889-1937).

LPOD Articles


Bibliography

Testa, Bridget Mintz; A Swirl of Moondust, ASTRONOMY October 1994, pages 28 to 35 (page 35 contains a scheme of the Gerasimovich swirl-field).


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