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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Carrington
Clean Name Carrington
Feature ID 1032
Target Moon
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Northmost Latitude 44.43 °
Southmost Latitude 43.51 °
Eastmost Longitude 62.67 °
Westmost Longitude 61.40 °
Diameter 27.77 km
Center Latitude 43.97 °
Center Longitude 62.04 °
Northmost Latitude 44.00 °
Southmost Latitude 44.00 °
Eastmost Longitude 62.10 °
Westmost Longitude 62.10 °
Diameter 30.00 km
Center Latitude 44.00 °
Center Longitude 62.10 °
Northmost Latitude 44.41 °
Southmost Latitude 43.49 °
Eastmost Longitude 62.66 °
Westmost Longitude 61.39 °
Diameter 27.77 km
Center Latitude 43.95 °
Center Longitude 62.03 °
Quad LAC-28 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1935
Continent Europe
Ethnicity Great Britain
Origin Richard Christopher; British astronomer (1826-1875).
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

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