Petavius

April 26, 2009

Petavius is located in the east on the edge of the southern highlands. The most notable feature is the Petavius crater. The region encloses part of the Mare Fecunditatis (Sea of Fecundity or Fruitfulness).

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This region is named after the French Jesuit theologian Denis Pétau (1650 AD). Pétau was a prolific writer on the subject of religious history and philosophy.


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Region Data
Name Petavius
Number 98
NW Corner 16° S 50° E
SE Corner 32° S 70° E
Raw Area* 1,072,000 km2
Visible Area* 482,000 km2
Visibility Factor* 45%
Minimum Bid $ 82,000 (USD)
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Photo of Petavius

Photo of Petavius

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