Letronne

April 26, 2009

Letronne is located in the west, the most notable features being the Letronne, Gassendi, Flamsteed, Wichmann and Billy craters. The region encloses the southern part of the vast Oceanus Procellarum (Ocean of Storms).

Geological Survey | Topographical Map

This region is named after the French archaeologist, Jean Antoine Letronne (1840 AD) who translated important works from ancient Egypt.


Region Map

Region Map

Region Data
Name Letronne
Number 75
NW Corner 0° S 50° W
SE Corner 16° S 30° W
Raw Area* 1,162,000 km2
Visible Area* 868,000 km2
Visibility Factor* 75%
Minimum Bid $ 533,000 (USD)
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Lunar landings in this area include Surveyor 1 (2.45° S 43.21° W).

Photo of Letronne

Photo of Letronne

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