The large and relatively young lunar impact crater Tycho taken by the Hubble Space Telescope.[1]

This is a list of named lunar craters. The large majority of these features are impact craters. The crater nomenclature is governed by the International Astronomical Union, and this listing only includes features that are officially recognized by that scientific society.

List of craters on the Moon
A · B · C · D · E · F · G · H · I · J · K · L · M · N · O · P · Q · R · S · T · U · V · W · X · Y · Z


The lunar craters are listed in the following subsections. Where a formation has associated satellite craters, these are detailed on the main crater description pages.


Lunar craters are listed alphabetically on the following partial lists:

Prominent craters

Locations and diameters of some prominent craters on the near side of the Moon:

See also


  1. ^ "Using the Moon as a mirror — Hubble to watch transit of Venus in reflected light". ESA/Hubble Picture of the Week. Retrieved 8 May 2012.

The following sources were used as references on the individual crater pages.

The following reference sites were also used during the assembly of the crater information.