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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Comstock
Clean Name Comstock
Feature ID 1280
Target Moon
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Northmost Latitude 22.80 °
Southmost Latitude 20.38 °
Eastmost Longitude -120.75 °
Westmost Longitude -123.35 °
Diameter 73.23 km
Center Latitude 21.59 °
Center Longitude -122.05 °
Northmost Latitude 21.80 °
Southmost Latitude 21.80 °
Eastmost Longitude -121.50 °
Westmost Longitude -121.50 °
Diameter 72.00 km
Center Latitude 21.80 °
Center Longitude -121.50 °
Northmost Latitude 22.78 °
Southmost Latitude 20.36 °
Eastmost Longitude -120.73 °
Westmost Longitude -123.33 °
Diameter 73.23 km
Center Latitude 21.57 °
Center Longitude -122.03 °
Quad LAC-53 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1970
Continent North America
Ethnicity American
Origin George Cary; American astronomer (1855-1934).
Reference [89] - Dictionary of Scientific Biography, Charles Coulston Gillispie, editor in chief, vol. 9: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1981.
Updated Oct 18, 2010 12:00 PM
Satellite Feature(s) Comstock A
Comstock P

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