Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Crater, craters: Chaplygin on Moon

Chaplygin

Feature Name Chaplygin
Clean Name Chaplygin
Feature ID 1143
Target Moon
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude -3.73 °
Southernmost Latitude -7.8 °
Easternmost Longitude 152.28 °
Westernmost Longitude 148.19 °
Diameter 123.39 km
Center Latitude -5.76 °
Center Longitude 150.24 °
Northernmost Latitude -4.17 °
Southernmost Latitude -8.24 °
Easternmost Longitude 152.23 °
Westernmost Longitude 148.14 °
Diameter 123.39 km
Center Latitude -6.21 °
Center Longitude 150.19 °
Northernmost Latitude -6.2 °
Southernmost Latitude -6.3 °
Easternmost Longitude 152.3 °
Westernmost Longitude 148.2 °
Diameter 137 km
Center Latitude -6.2 °
Center Longitude 150.3 °
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Soviet
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Reference [89] - Dictionary of Scientific Biography, Charles Coulston Gillispie, editor in chief, vol. 9: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1981.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1970
Origin Sergei Alekseevich; Soviet mathematician, engineer (1869-1942).
Last Updated Oct 18, 2010 12:00:00 PM
Satellite Feature(s) Chaplygin K
Chaplygin Q
Chaplygin Y

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