Theophilus

April 25, 2009

Theophilus is centrally located, the most notable feature being the Theophilus, Abulfeda and Delambre craters. The region also contains part of the Mare Nectaris (Sea of Nectar) and the Mare Tranquillitatis (Sea of Tranquility).

Geological Survey | Topographical Map

This region is named after Theophilus of Alexandria, (400 AD) who was Patriarch of Alexandria, Egypt.


Region Map

Region Map

Region Data
Name Theophilus
Number 78
NW Corner 0° S 10° E
SE Corner 16° S 30° E
Raw Area* 1,162,000 km2
Visible Area* 1,065,000 km2
Visibility Factor* 92%
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Lunar landings in this area include Apollo 16 (8.6° S 15.31° E).

Photo of Theophilus

Photo of Theophilus

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