Schiller

April 25, 2009

Schiller is located in the southern highlands. The most notable feature is the Schiller and Longomontanus craters. The Schiller crater is unusual because the shape is a very elongated oval.

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This region is named after the Germany lawyer Julius Schiller (1600 AD) who published a star atlas that replaced “pagan” constellations with Christian ones. For example, the zodiac constellations were replaced by the twelve apostles.


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Region Data
Name Schiller
Number 125
NW Corner 48° S 50° W
SE Corner 64° S 20° W
Raw Area* 984,000 km2
Visible Area* 441,000 km2
Visibility Factor* 45%
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Photo of Schiller

Photo of Schiller

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