April 26, 2009
The centrally located region of Ptolemaeus contains the Ptolemaeus, Alphonsus, Albategnius and Hipparchus craters, as well as part of the Mare Nubium (Sea of Clouds) and Sinus Medii (Bay of the Center).
This region is named after the Roman mathematician and astronomer Ptolemy who wrote several scientific works.
|NW Corner||0° S 10° W|
|SE Corner||16° S 10° E|
|Raw Area*||1,162,000 km2|
|Visible Area*||1,133,000 km2|
|Minimum Bid||$ 217,000 (USD)|
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Lunar landings in this area include Ranger 9 (12.83° S 2.37° W).