Menzel (crater)


Menzel (crater)
Menzel (crater)
Coordinates 3°24′N 36°54′E / 3.4°N 36.9°E / 3.4; 36.9Coordinates: 3°24′N 36°54′E / 3.4°N 36.9°E / 3.4; 36.9
Diameter 3 km
Depth Unknown
Colongitude 323° at sunrise
Eponym Donald H. Menzel

Menzel is a tiny lunar impact crater located in the southeast of the Mare Tranquillitatis. This feature is circular in outline and cup-shaped, with no overlapping impacts of significance. The mare around the crater is nearly devoid of features of interest, except for a nearly submerged crater rim to the northwest, and a few small rises to the north and east.


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