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

Clavius

Feature Name Clavius
Clean Name Clavius
Feature ID 1236
Target Moon
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude -54.82 °
Southernmost Latitude -62.43 °
Easternmost Longitude -7.42 °
Westernmost Longitude -22.03 °
Diameter 230.77 km
Center Latitude -58.62 °
Center Longitude -14.73 °
Northernmost Latitude -54.74 °
Southernmost Latitude -62.36 °
Easternmost Longitude -7.49 °
Westernmost Longitude -22.10 °
Diameter 230.77 km
Center Latitude -58.55 °
Center Longitude -14.80 °
Northernmost Latitude -58.70 °
Southernmost Latitude -59.00 °
Easternmost Longitude -6.40 °
Westernmost Longitude -21.90 °
Diameter 245.00 km
Center Latitude -58.80 °
Center Longitude -14.10 °
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Germany
Quad LAC-126 [pdf]
Reference [66] - Named Lunar Formations, by Mary A. Blagg and K. M├╝ller: Percy Lund, Humphries and Co. Ltd., London, 1935.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1935
Origin Christopher Klau; German mathematician (1537-1612).
Last Updated Oct 18, 2010 12:00 PM
Satellite Feature(s) Clavius G
Clavius J
Clavius K
Clavius L
Clavius M
Clavius N
Clavius O
Clavius P
Clavius R
Clavius T
Clavius W
Clavius X
Clavius Y
Clavius C
Clavius D
Clavius E
Clavius F
Clavius H

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