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Back side of the Moon AS16-3021
The back side of the moon is covered with craters

Fleming is a large lunar crater on the Moon's far side. It was named after the astronomer Williamina Fleming (1857–1911).

Fleming cannot be seen from the Earth. It lies about a crater diameter to the east-northeast of Hertz and is northwest of Lobachevskiy. The low rim of this crater is heavily eroded. The floor of the crater is also marked by a number of small impacts.

Fleming Latitude Longitude Diameter
D 17.0° N 114.0° E 25 km
N 12.7° N 108.8° E 24 km
W 18.0° N 106.2° E 50 km
Y 18.2° N 108.2° E 30 km

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