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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Newcomb J
Clean Name Newcomb J
Feature ID 11608
Target Moon
Feature Type Satellite Feature


Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Northmost Latitude 29.10 °
Southmost Latitude 28.34 °
Eastmost Longitude 44.65 °
Westmost Longitude 43.79 °
Diameter 22.93 km
Center Latitude 28.72 °
Center Longitude 44.22 °
Northmost Latitude 29.06 °
Southmost Latitude 28.33 °
Eastmost Longitude 44.60 °
Westmost Longitude 43.76 °
Diameter 22.30 km
Center Latitude 28.70 °
Center Longitude 44.18 °
Northmost Latitude 28.70 °
Southmost Latitude 28.70 °
Eastmost Longitude 44.30 °
Westmost Longitude 44.30 °
Diameter 23.00 km
Center Latitude 28.70 °
Center Longitude 44.30 °
Quad LAC-43 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 2006
Continent North America
Ethnicity Canada
Origin Simon; Canadian-American astronomer (1835-1909).
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
Parent Feature Newcomb

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