Parenago (crater)


LRO image
Coordinates 25°54′N 108°30′W / 25.9°N 108.5°W / 25.9; -108.5Coordinates: 25°54′N 108°30′W / 25.9°N 108.5°W / 25.9; -108.5
Diameter 93 km
Depth Unknown
Colongitude 110° at sunrise
Eponym Pavel P. Parenago
Oblique Lunar Orbiter 5 image, facing west

Parenago is an impact crater on the Moon's far side, behind the eastern limb. Nearly attached to the east-southeastern outer rim of Parengo is the crater Berkner. To the south-southwest lies Comrie.

This is a worn and eroded crater formation. Attached to the northern outer rim are the satellite craters Parenago W and Parenago Z. Three small craters lie prominently along the edge the inner wall in the southeast quadrant of the interior floor. The floor is otherwise relatively level and is marked by only a few tiny craterlets.

Satellite craters

By convention these features are identified on lunar maps by placing the letter on the side of the crater midpoint that is closest to Parenago.

Parenago Latitude Longitude Diameter
T 26.0° N 110.7° W 18 km
W 27.8° N 109.7° W 49 km
Z 28.9° N 109.0° W 18 km


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