Geminus

April 26, 2009

Geminus is located in the north, the most notable features being the Geminus, Hercules and Atlas craters. To the southwest of this region lies part of the Lacus Somniorum (Lake of Dreams).

Geological Survey | Topographical Map

This region is named after the Greek astronomer and mathematician Geminus of Rhodes (50 AD). He is known for writing an introductory astronomy book for students.


Region Map

Region Map

Region Data
Name Geminus
Number 27
NW Corner 48° N 34° E
SE Corner 32° N 58° E
Raw Area* 1,078,000 km2
Visible Area* 564,000 km2
Visibility Factor* 52%
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Photo of Geminus

Photo of Geminus

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