Dechen

Lat: 46.1°N, Long: 68.2°W, Diam: 12 km, Depth: 2.29 km, Rükl: 8
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LO-IV-183H

Images

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Maps

(LAC zone 22B1) USGS Digital Atlas PDF

Description


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Dechen

Additional Information

  • Depth data from Kurt Fisher database
    • Westfall, 2000: 2.29 km
  • From the shadows in LO-IV-183H, Dechen is 2300-2500 m deep. - JimMosher JimMosher
  • Dechen's peculiar appearance when the morning terminator runs over it (looking like some sort of "flat dish"), was photographed by the dedicated lunar observer Stefan Lammel. - DannyCaes DannyCaes Dec 8, 2007
  • TSI = 5, CPI = 5, FI = 5; MI =15 Smith and Sanchez, 1973

Nomenclature

  • Ernst Heinrich Karl von; German geologist, mineralogist (1800-1889).
  • According to Whitaker (p. 224), this name was introduced by Schmidt.

LPOD Articles

Sheet 8

LROC Articles

Small crater in Oceanus Procellarum (northeast of Dechen D).

Bibliography




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