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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Cauchy
Clean Name Cauchy
Feature ID 1081
Target Moon
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Northmost Latitude 9.75 °
Southmost Latitude 9.36 °
Eastmost Longitude 38.82 °
Westmost Longitude 38.43 °
Diameter 11.80 km
Center Latitude 9.56 °
Center Longitude 38.63 °
Northmost Latitude 9.74 °
Southmost Latitude 9.35 °
Eastmost Longitude 38.83 °
Westmost Longitude 38.43 °
Diameter 11.80 km
Center Latitude 9.55 °
Center Longitude 38.63 °
Northmost Latitude 9.60 °
Southmost Latitude 9.60 °
Eastmost Longitude 38.60 °
Westmost Longitude 38.60 °
Diameter 12.00 km
Center Latitude 9.60 °
Center Longitude 38.60 °
Quad LAC-61 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1935
Continent Europe
Ethnicity France
Origin Augustin Louis; French mathematician (1789-1857).
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) Cauchy A
Cauchy B
Cauchy C
Cauchy D
Cauchy E
Cauchy F
Cauchy M
Cauchy U
Cauchy V
Cauchy W

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