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Schickard

(shik -erd) See table at craters.
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(41) An example would be Keith Abineri's work on the measurement of the floor of the crater Schickard, using high-resolution Orbiter imagery.
Emley, 'The northern dark area in the lunar crater Schickard' (37)
The shutter covering the objective was opened and the telescope directed towards the first target on my observing list: the Moon, in particular the craters of Plato and Schickard. Although (as one would expect) the telescope is rather heavy, its motion was extremely fluid and smooth and operating it presented no difficulty at all.
(7) Other features where Wilkins suspected 'variations' included Plato, Grimaldi, Schickard, Eratosthenes, Messier and Aristarchus.
One of the largest surrounds the odd crater Schickard in the lunar southwest.
Inghirami, a 57-mile-wide crater just beyond much larger Schickard, is partially covered and scored by Orientale's ejecta.
Rectification revealed another 325-km-wide basin that was overlooked not only because of foreshortening but also because it was surrounded by a host of fascinating craters such as Schiller, Schickard, and Wargentin.
Look limbward from Schickard for splashes of secondary craters 10 to 20 km in diameter.
6, [14.sup.h] UT (craters Schickard and Piazzi tipped our way) Min.
9, [13.sup.h] UT (Craters Bailly and Schickard tipped our way) Min.
The giant (227-km-diameter) crater Schickard poses additional questions, but at least we have some answers.