Figure 1: Exposed peak ring. | Nature Communications

Figure 1: Exposed peak ring.

From: Peak-ring structure and kinematics from a multi-disciplinary study of the Schrödinger impact basin

Figure 1

Orbital perspective of the 320 km diameter Schrödinger basin on the lunar farside, looking from the north towards the south pole, with a 1–2.5 km-high peak ring rising from the basin floor. The box indicates the area mapped in Fig. 2. NASA’s Scientific Visualization Studio. We follow the lunar convention67 of referring to this impact structure as a basin, rather than a crater, because it contains a peak ring and has a diameter that exceeds 300 km.

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