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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Plana D
Clean Name Plana D
Feature ID 12096
Target Moon
Feature Type Satellite Feature


Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Northmost Latitude 41.88 °
Southmost Latitude 41.64 °
Eastmost Longitude 26.34 °
Westmost Longitude 26.02 °
Diameter 7.04 km
Center Latitude 41.76 °
Center Longitude 26.18 °
Northmost Latitude 41.86 °
Southmost Latitude 41.63 °
Eastmost Longitude 26.32 °
Westmost Longitude 26.00 °
Diameter 7.04 km
Center Latitude 41.75 °
Center Longitude 26.16 °
Northmost Latitude 41.70 °
Southmost Latitude 41.70 °
Eastmost Longitude 26.20 °
Westmost Longitude 26.20 °
Diameter 7.00 km
Center Latitude 41.70 °
Center Longitude 26.20 °
Quad LAC-26 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 2006
Continent Europe
Culture Italy
Origin Baron Giovanni Antonio Amedeo; Italian astronomer, geometrician (1781-1864).
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 Plana

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