Wednesday, November 23, 2005


Plato is approximately 61 miles in diameter with walls rising to approximately 6000 ft.
Plato has developed a reputation for various transient lunar phenomenons, including flashes of light, unusual colour patterns, and areas of hazy visibility. These anomaly are likely a result of seeing conditions, combined with the effects of different lighting angles of the Sun.

A couple of interesting sites:-

... also, I didn't know that it was the location for Space 1999's 'Moonbase Alpha'.