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

Chaucer

Feature Name Chaucer
Clean Name Chaucer
Feature ID 1163
Target Moon
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 4.14 °
Southernmost Latitude 2.64 °
Easternmost Longitude -139.96 °
Westernmost Longitude -141.46 °
Diameter 45.48 km
Center Latitude 3.39 °
Center Longitude -140.71 °
Northernmost Latitude 4.25 °
Southernmost Latitude 2.75 °
Easternmost Longitude -140.06 °
Westernmost Longitude -141.57 °
Diameter 45.48 km
Center Latitude 3.50 °
Center Longitude -140.81 °
Northernmost Latitude 3.70 °
Southernmost Latitude 3.70 °
Easternmost Longitude -140.00 °
Westernmost Longitude -140.00 °
Diameter 45.00 km
Center Latitude 3.70 °
Center Longitude -140.00 °
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Great Britain
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Reference -
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1970
Origin Geoffrey; British writer, astronomer (c. 1340-1400).
Last Updated Oct 18, 2010 12:00 PM
Satellite Feature(s) Chaucer P
Chaucer B

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