The Moon – Plato, Archimedes and Copernicus

Famous craters Plato, Archimedes and Copernicus on the moon.
Famous craters Plato, Archimedes and Copernicus on the moon.

This area of the moon includes Mare Imbrium and the three main craters Plato, at the top right, Archimedes, in the lower center and Copernicus on the left below center .  Also visible, coming out of the shadows from the right, is a section of the Apennines Mountains.  Near the end of the Apennines is Eratosthenes, a crater about half the size of Copernicus that has a prominent central peak.

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