List of craters on the Moon

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Crater Tycho taken by the Hubble Space Telescope.[1]

This is a list of craters on the Moon. The large majority of these features are impact craters. The crater nomenclature is governed by the International Astronomical Union, and this listing only includes features that are officially recognized by that scientific society.

Craters

The lunar craters are listed in the following subsections. Where a formation has associated satellite craters, these are detailed on the main crater description pages.

Lists of craters on the Moon
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


See also

References

  1. "Using the Moon as a mirror — Hubble to watch transit of Venus in reflected light". ESA/Hubble Picture of the Week. Retrieved 8 May 2012.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

The following sources were used as references on the individual crater pages.

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  • Webb, Rev. T. W. (1962). Celestial Objects for Common Telescopes (6th revised ed.). Dover. ISBN 0-486-20917-2.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
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External links

The following reference sites were also used during the assembly of the crater information.