Craters at the center of the lunar disk, as seen from the Earth, are the most visible because their entire structure is facing us, revealing the floors and their perfect detail, even with a modest telescope. On the center, there are many features, such as mountains, seas (mare) and large craters. Apenninus Mountains are easily spotted, and craters as Eratosthenes, Copernicus, the great crater Ptolemaeus but others that can be found in the lists below.
The craters on the Moon are named after great personalities of the branch of science such as astronomers, mathematicians, inventors and not only.
The results of the links may not have as title the craters, mountains or other features you are looking for, but in the content of the articles, those features are presented.
Craters of the Moon's center area.
Seas of the Moon's center area.
Mountains of the Moon's center area
Other forms of relief on the center area of the Moon.
Rimae Gay Lussac
Rimae Sulpicius Gallus
Space missions on the center area of the Moon.
Luna 5 (1965) USSR due to a malfunction, it crashed on the lunar surface.
Ranger 7 (1964) USA- intentionally crashed, and successfully sent 4308 images with a resolution of up to 0.5m.
Surveyor 3 (1967) USA has landed successfully transmitted images to Earth 6326.
Apollo 14 USA-Extravehicular Activity (EVA). On February 5, 1971, the crew of Apollo 14 landed on the lunar surface in the Fra Mauro formation near Cone crater.
To see the photographic map of the center area of the Moon, view: Photographic map of the Moon: Center Zone. Lunar Atlas.
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