This small crater is at the centre of an extremely varied and interesting landscape. To the north is a pair of rilles, the Rimae Cauchy, which appears dark under most illumiations. Mirroring it to the south is a formation which begins at its eastern end as another rille before becoming a fault, the Rupes Cauchy, which has a marked drop to its southern side and appears dark when illuminated from the east and bright when lit from the west. Further south are a pair of domes of vocanic origin.

Photo: Morio Higashida. The full size original of this and other photographic and CCD images may be seen on his Invitation to the Moon site.

Inconstant Moon