Curtis (crater)


Curtis (crater)
Curtis (crater)
Coordinates 14°36′N 56°30′E / 14.6°N 56.5°E / 14.6; 56.5Coordinates: 14°36′N 56°30′E / 14.6°N 56.5°E / 14.6; 56.5
Diameter 3 km
Depth Unknown
Colongitude 187° at sunrise
Eponym Heber D. Curtis

Curtis is a tiny lunar crater that lies in the western Mare Crisium, to the east of the crater Picard. It is a circular, cup-shaped formation that is otherwise undistinguished.

In the past it was designated Picard Z, before it was assigned an eponym by the IAU.

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