Clavius

April 26, 2009

Clavius is located in the southern highlands, the most notable feature being the Clavius and Maginus craters. Being located in the southern highlands, the terrain is rough, but the lunar dust is lighter which offers greater contrast.

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This region is named after the German Jesuit mathematician and astronomer Christopher Clavius, (1600 AD), who created the Gregorian calendar widely used today.


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Region Data
Name Clavius
Number 126
NW Corner 48° S 20° W
SE Corner 64° S 10° E
Raw Area* 984,000 km2
Visible Area* 537,000 km2
Visibility Factor* 55%
Minimum Bid $ 76,000 (USD)
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Photo of Clavius

Photo of Clavius

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