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Carrel (crater)

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Diameter  16 km
Colongitude  333° at sunrise
Depth  Unknown
Eponym  Alexis Carrel
Carrel (crater)

Carrel is a small lunar crater on the Mare Tranquillitatis. It has a somewhat distorted appearance, having a slight protruding bulge in the northwest rim. The interior is somewhat irregular, with ridges and some slumped material. This crater lies across a ridge in the surface of the mare.

This crater was previously designated as Jansen B before being given its current name by the IAU in 1979 in honour of the scientific contributions of the Nobel-winning French scientist Alexis Carrel. The lava-flooded crater Jansen lies to the northeast.

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Carrel (crater) Wikipedia


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