Townley

(formerly Apollonius G)
Lat: 3.4°N, Long: 63.3°E, Diam: 18 km, Depth: 1.87 km, Rükl: 38
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LO-IV-184H Townley is at the top. In the lower right, the 5-km circular crater Petit (along with another smaller crater) lies on the southwest flank of the unnamed irregular depression on the northwestern shore of Mare Spumans.

Images

LPOD Photo Gallery Lunar Orbiter Images Apollo Images
- Lunar Orbiter 1's Frame 029 shows Townley (near upper right corner), Condon (left of photograph's centre), Webb (near lower left corner), and bright Petit (south of Townley).
- For an oblique northward look at Townley and its dark floor, and the bright ray-craterlet Petit (during high solar illumination) scroll all the way toward the right margin of Apollo 16's orbital ITEK-panoramic frame AS16-P-5168.
- Additional research Lunar Orbiter and Apollo photographs: Danny Caes

Maps

(LAC zone 62C4) LAC map Geologic map LM map LTO map

Description


Description: Wikipedia

Townley

Additional Information

Depth data from Kurt Fisher database
  • Westfall, 2000: 1.87 km

Nomenclature

Sidney Dean; American astronomer (1867-1946).

LPOD Articles


Bibliography

A Portfolio of Lunar Drawings (Harold Hill), page 25 (Mare Spumans).


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