Sky and Telescope April 2004 - Lunar 100 List by Charles Wood


Followed by other Moon images in Rükl order
Taken with Meade 2080 SCT, Barlow, and ToUcam

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Moon - Lunar 01

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Copernicus - Lunar 05
Archetypal Large complex crater

Rükl 31

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Tycho - Lunar 06
Large rayed crater with impact melts

Rükl 64: Street, Pictet

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Clavius - Lunar 09
Lack's basin features in spite of size (crescent of inside craters)

Rükl 72: Blancanus, Rutherford, Porter, Gruemberger Cysatus

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Aristarchus - Lunar 11
Very bright crater with dark bands on its walls

Rükl 18: Montes Agricola, Raman, Vallis Schroteri, Freud,
Mons Herodotus, Dorsum Niggli, Herodotus, Aristarchus, Vaisala, Rupes Toscanelli

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Gassendi - Lunar 13
Floor fractured crater

Rükl 52

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Gassendi - Lunar 13

Rükl 52

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Sinus Iridum - Lunar 14
Very large crater with missing rim

Rükl 10: Bianchini

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Straight Wall - Lunar 15
Best example of a lunar fault

Rükl 54: Birt, Rupes Recta, Thebit, Purbach

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Schroter's Valley - Lunar 17
Giant sinuous rille
(Cobra is 160 km long, 10 km wide at head (above crater), 0.5 km at narrowest)

Rükl 18

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Aristarchus Plateau - Lunar 22
Mysterious uplifted region mantled with pyroclastics

Rükl 18

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Archimedes - Lunar 27
Large crater lacking central peak

Rükl 22: Feuillee, Beer, Bancroft, Montes Archimedes, Spurr

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Hipparchus - Lunar 28
Subject of the first drawing of a single crater

Rükl 45: Muller, Halley, Horrocks, Pickering, Hind, Saunder

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Schiller - Lunar 30
Possible oblique impact

Rükl 71: Noggerath, Schiller, Bayer

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Maurolycus - Lunar 45 (partial)
Region of saturation cratering

Rükl 66: Stofler, Faraday

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Mons Gruithuisen Gamma & Delta - Lunar 49
Volcano domes formed with viscous lava (tiny crater on Gamma is 900 meters)

Rükl 9: Mons Gruithuisen Gamma, Mons Gruithuisen Delta

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Hippalus Rilles - Lunar 54
Rilles concentric to Humorium basin

Rükl 52: Doppelmayer, Puiseax, Loewy, Prom Kelvin, Hippalus Rükl 62: Lee, Vitello, Rimae Hippalus

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Hippalus Rilles - Lunar 54

Rükl 53: Loewy, Rupes Kelvin, Hippalus, Rimae Hippalus, Campanus, Konig

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Schiller Basin - Lunar 59
Badly degraded overlooked basin

Rükl 71:

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Ptolemaeus B - Lunar 75
Saucerlike depression on the floor of Ptolemaeus

Rükl 44: Herschel, Ammonius, Muller, Klein

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Hesodius A - Lunar 81
Concentric crater

Rükl 54: Hesiodus Pitatus Cichus Weiss

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Plato Craterlets - Lunar - 83
Crater pits at limits of detection

Rükl 3: Plato

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Plato Craterlets - Lunar 83

Rükl 3: Plato

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Pitatus - Lunar 84
Crater with concentric rilles

Rükl 54: Hesiodus Cichus Weiss

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Gylden Valley - 92 Lunar (Partial)
Part of the Imbrium radial structure
(Note "Machine Gun" crater row upper right)

Rükl 44: Herschel, Ammonius, Muller, Klein

End of Lunar 100

Assorted Moon images in Rükl order

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Rükl 2: Biachini

Harpalus, Foucault, Bouguer, Maupertuis

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Rükl 2: Herschel

Horrebow

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Rükl 3: Fontenelle

Philolaus Birmingham, Anaxagoras, Epigenes

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Rükl 9: Mairan

Louville

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Rükl 10: Promontorium Heraclides

Mons Gruithuisen Delta & Gamma

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Rükl 19: Delisle

Mons Delisle Diophantus Artsimovich Federoff 9 Dorsum Bucher

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Rükl 21: Eratosthenes

Montes Apenninus, Wallace

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Rükl 29: Marius

Marius

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Rükl 30: Encke

Kunowsky

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Rükl 30:Kepler

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Rükl 41: Montes Riphaeus

Herigonius Norman Euclides

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Rükl 43: Lalande

Palisa

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Rükl 51: Mersinius

Cavendish, Mersinius, Rima Mersinius, de Gasparis, Rima de Gasparis, Liebig

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Rükl 52: Agatharchides

Lubiniezky

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Rükl 53:

Darney, Lubiniezky

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Rükl 61:

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Rükl 62:

Schickard

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Rükl 62:

Clausius, Vitello

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Rükl 64: Wilhelm

Legalla Montanari Brown Heinsius

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Rükl 64: Wurzelbauer

Gauricus Ball Hell Heinsius

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Rükl 65: Walter

Lexell, Nonius

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Rükl 70: Phocylides

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Rükl 72: Longomontanus

Rost

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Rükl 72: Maginus

Street

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Rükl 72: Scheiner

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Rükl 73: Maginus

Proctor, Deluc

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