J. Herschel

April 26, 2009

J. Herschel is located in north, the most notable feature being the J. Herschel crater. The Mare Frigoris (Sea of Cold) passes from the southwest to the northeast of this region with part of the Mare Imbrium (Sea of Rains) in the southeast corner.

Geological Survey | Topographical Map

This region is named after the English mathematician and astronomer Sir John Frederick William Herschel (1850 AD). He came up with the Julian day system, and named four of the moons of Uranus, as well as seven of Saturn’s moons.


Region Map

Region Map

Region Data
Name J. Herschel
Number 11
NW Corner 64° N 50° W
SE Corner 48° N 20° W
Raw Area* 984,000 km2
Visible Area* 441,000 km2
Visibility Factor* 45%
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Photo of J. Herschel

Photo of J. Herschel

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