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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Cockcroft
Clean Name Cockcroft
Feature ID 1261
Target Moon
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Northmost Latitude 32.66 °
Southmost Latitude 29.70 °
Eastmost Longitude -161.15 °
Westmost Longitude -164.70 °
Diameter 93.38 km
Center Latitude 31.22 °
Center Longitude -162.79 °
Northmost Latitude 32.61 °
Southmost Latitude 29.57 °
Eastmost Longitude -161.13 °
Westmost Longitude -164.68 °
Diameter 92.16 km
Center Latitude 31.09 °
Center Longitude -162.91 °
Northmost Latitude 31.30 °
Southmost Latitude 31.30 °
Eastmost Longitude -162.60 °
Westmost Longitude -162.60 °
Diameter 93.00 km
Center Latitude 31.30 °
Center Longitude -162.60 °
Quad LAC-51 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1970
Continent Europe
Ethnicity Great Britain
Origin Sir John Douglas; British nuclear physicist; Nobel laureate (1897-1967).
Reference [75] - Webster's Biographical Dictionary: G. and C. Merriam Company, Springfield, Mass., 1974 (and other editions).
Updated Oct 18, 2010 12:00 PM
Satellite Feature(s) Cockcroft N

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