Hagen (crater)

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Hagen
Hagen LROC.jpg
Coordinates48°18′S 135°06′E / 48.3°S 135.1°E / -48.3; 135.1Coordinates: 48°18′S 135°06′E / 48.3°S 135.1°E / -48.3; 135.1
Diameter55 km
DepthUnknown
Colongitude226° at sunrise
EponymJohann G. Hagen

Hagen is a lunar impact crater on the far side of the Moon. It lies to the north of the huge walled plain Planck, and south-southwest of the crater Pauli.

This is a very eroded crater with an outer rim that has been worn and broken in several places by overlapping craters. Hagen J is attached to what remains of the southeastern rim, and Hagen S crosses the rim to the west. On the interior floor, Hagen C lies just to the southeast of the midpoint. There are small craterlets along the inner edge to the south and west. The floor is pock-marked by tiny craterlets, but is otherwise relatively featureless.

Satellite craters[edit]

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

Hagen Latitude Longitude Diameter
C 48.0° S 135.5° E 22 km
J 49.0° S 137.2° E 47 km
P 52.1° S 133.7° E 26 km
Q 50.0° S 132.7° E 20 km
S 48.3° S 133.2° E 23 km
V 47.1° S 132.2° E 12 km

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