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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Carpenter
Clean Name Carpenter
Feature ID 1026
Target Moon
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Northmost Latitude 70.49 °
Southmost Latitude 68.54 °
Eastmost Longitude -48.45 °
Westmost Longitude -54.02 °
Diameter 59.06 km
Center Latitude 69.52 °
Center Longitude -51.23 °
Northmost Latitude 70.50 °
Southmost Latitude 68.55 °
Eastmost Longitude -48.41 °
Westmost Longitude -53.98 °
Diameter 59.06 km
Center Latitude 69.53 °
Center Longitude -51.20 °
Northmost Latitude 69.40 °
Southmost Latitude 69.40 °
Eastmost Longitude -50.90 °
Westmost Longitude -50.90 °
Diameter 59.00 km
Center Latitude 69.40 °
Center Longitude -50.90 °
Quad LAC-2 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1935
Continent Europe
Ethnicity Great Britain
Origin James; British astronomer (1840-1899); Edwin Francis; American astronomer (1898-1963).
Reference [66] - Named Lunar Formations, by Mary A. Blagg and K. Müller: Percy Lund, Humphries and Co. Ltd., London, 1935.
Updated Oct 18, 2010 12:00 PM
Satellite Feature(s) Carpenter T
Carpenter U
Carpenter V
Carpenter W
Carpenter Y

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