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Ariadaeus is a small, bowl-shaped lunar impact crater on the western shores of Mare Tranquillitatis. It lies to the north of the crater Dionysius, and to the west-southwest of Arago. The crater is joined along the northeast rim by the slightly smaller Ariadaeus A, and the two form a double-crater.
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21st Century Astronomy (2016)
by CTI Reviews
Rima Ariadaeus is a linear rille on the Moon at // 6.4; 14.0. It is named after the crater Ariadaeus, which marks its eastern end. Over 300 kilometers long, it is thought to have been formed when a section of the Moon's crust sank down between ...
Observing the Moon (2013)
by Peter T. Wlasuk
Ariadaeus is a bright but unremarkable little crater, only 14 km in diameter, but the Ariadaeus Rille running northwest of it onto the Mare Vaporum is one of the most beautiful on the Moon's surface. Johann Schröter discovered this graben in ...
Astronomy, Planetary science by CTI Reviews
Rima Ariadaeus: Rima Ariadaeus is a linear rille on the Moon at / / 6.4; 14.0. It is named after the crater Ariadaeus, which marks its eastern end. Over 300 kilometers long, it is thought to have been formed when a section of the Moon's crust ...
The Kaguya Lunar Atlas (2011)
The Moon in High Resolution by Motomaro Shirao, Charles A. Wood
The best guess for the reason for expansion around Ariadaeus is that underneath is a volcanic dike, a vertical sheet of magma ...
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