Kamerlingh Onnes (crater)

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Kamerlingh Onnes
Kamerlingh Onnes crater WAC.jpg
LRO WAC image
Coordinates15°00′N 115°48′W / 15.0°N 115.8°W / 15.0; -115.8Coordinates: 15°00′N 115°48′W / 15.0°N 115.8°W / 15.0; -115.8
Diameter66 km (41 mi)
Colongitude117° at sunrise
EponymHeike K. Onnes

Kamerlingh Onnes is a lunar impact crater on the far side of the Moon. It lies less than a crater diameter to the north-northwest of the crater Kolhörster. North of Kamerlingh Onnes lies Shternberg and to the northwest is Weyl.

This is a worn and eroded crater formation that is slightly elongated along the east–west direction, giving it a somewhat oval shape. A number of small craters lie along the rim, particularly along the northern side. The interior floor is marked only by a few small craterlets, and some ray material from the crater Ohm to the northeast.


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