Landmark Lunar Craters

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Plato
101 kilometers
Imbrium Epoch
Named after 5th century Greek philosopher

Aristotles
88 kilometers
Eratosthenian Epoch
Named after 4th century BC Greek philosopher

Hercules and Atlas
70 and 88 kilometers
Eratosthenian and Imbrian Epoch
Named after mythological strongman

Endymion
126 kilometers
Pre-Nectarian Epoch
Named after mythological Greek shepherd

Kepler
31 kilometers
Copernican Epoch
Named after 17th century German astronomer

Copernicus
93 kilometers
Copernican Epoch
Named after 16th century Polish astronomer

Theophilus
101 kilometers
Eratosthenian Epoch
Named after 4th century Greek philosopher

Posidonius
96 kilometers
Imbrian Epoch
Named after 2nd century Greek writer

Tycho
86 kilometers
Copernican Epoch
Named after 16th century Danish astronomer

Clavius
225 kilometers
Nectarian Epoch
Named after 16th century German mathematician

Langrenus
133 kilometers
Eratosthenian Epoch
Named after 17th century Belgian cartographer

Petavius
177 kilometers
Imbrian Epoch
Named after 17th century French theologian

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