IWLOP #066 - Albategnius
This is a Nectarian age crater that still retains an off-centred peak.
Location: 11.3 S 4.1 E Origin: Impact Size: 136 km Rukl: 44, 45 Type: Complex Crater (CC)
Objects: Albategnius, Klein
Time: 8:30 PM ADT
Equipment: 10" Meade SCT, 4.7 mm eyepiece
Seeing: Very Good (4)
Transparency: Very Good (4)
Temperature: 6° C
R1: Albategnius is adjacent to Ptolemaeus and Alphonsus. It has a central peak slightly off-centre. The eastern wall has numerous oval craters. Floor is relatively smooth. The scar on the east wall looks like a valley that ends in two craters.
C1: The saucer-like depression on the floor of Albategnius was near the middle of the crater, with the central peak appearing to be on one of the edges of the saucer. There was a slightly darker colour in the saucer.