Mare Serenitatis

Sea of Serenity, Mare on the Moon

Feature onThe Moon
Feature typeMare (Lunar Sea)
Lunar coordinates7 - 30° E, 16 - 38° N
DimensionsDiameter 674km; area c.318,000 sq km
Bounding featuresMontes Caucasus, Montes Haemus
Interior featuresBanting, Bessel, Brackett, Deseilligny, Hornsby, Linné, Luther, Menelaus, Posidonius N, Sarabhai, Sulpicius Gallus
The southwestern shore of the Sea of Serenity

The southwestern shore of the Sea of Serenity is marked by the Haemus Mountains, seen here in the distance. In the foreground is Sulpicius Gallus, a crater some 12km across.

A prominent sea in the northern hemisphere of the Moon. Across the eastern part of the sea runs a winding rocky ridge, known as the Serpentine Ridge.

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