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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Plinius A
Clean Name Plinius A
Feature ID 12148
Target Moon
Feature Type Satellite Feature


Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Northmost Latitude 13.04 °
Southmost Latitude 12.93 °
Eastmost Longitude 24.23 °
Westmost Longitude 24.11 °
Diameter 3.45 km
Center Latitude 12.99 °
Center Longitude 24.17 °
Northmost Latitude 13.04 °
Southmost Latitude 12.92 °
Eastmost Longitude 24.23 °
Westmost Longitude 24.10 °
Diameter 3.62 km
Center Latitude 12.98 °
Center Longitude 24.16 °
Northmost Latitude 13.00 °
Southmost Latitude 13.00 °
Eastmost Longitude 24.20 °
Westmost Longitude 24.20 °
Diameter 4.00 km
Center Latitude 13.00 °
Center Longitude 24.20 °
Quad LAC-60 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 2006
Continent Europe
Culture Roman
Origin Gaius Plinius Secundus (The Elder); Roman natural scientist (23-79).
Reference [68] - World Who's Who in Science, edited by Allen G. Debus: Western Publishing Company, Hannibal, Mo., 1968: New York, 1973.
Updated Oct 18, 2010 12:00 PM
Parent Feature Plinius

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