Hyginus and the crater chains

Roberts, Harry
December 2009
Amateur Astronomy Magazine;Winter2009, Issue 64, p14
The author discusses his observation of moon craters. He describes the Rima Hyginus which looks like a chain of small craters, with the northwest branch having two distinct breaks in it. Other descriptions of Rima Hyginus are string of white sausages or string of brilliant pearls. The author points out the possibility of a collapsed material in the subsurface fractures to form the bright conical craters.


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