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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Cusanus
Clean Name Cusanus
Feature ID 1354
Target Moon
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Northmost Latitude 72.82 °
Southmost Latitude 70.82 °
Eastmost Longitude 72.62 °
Westmost Longitude 66.18 °
Diameter 60.87 km
Center Latitude 71.82 °
Center Longitude 69.40 °
Northmost Latitude 72.83 °
Southmost Latitude 70.82 °
Eastmost Longitude 72.39 °
Westmost Longitude 65.95 °
Diameter 60.87 km
Center Latitude 71.83 °
Center Longitude 69.17 °
Northmost Latitude 72.00 °
Southmost Latitude 72.00 °
Eastmost Longitude 70.80 °
Westmost Longitude 70.80 °
Diameter 63.00 km
Center Latitude 72.00 °
Center Longitude 70.80 °
Quad LAC-5 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1935
Continent Europe
Ethnicity Germany
Origin Nikolaus Krebs; German mathematician, philosopher (1401-1464).
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
Satellite Feature(s) Cusanus A
Cusanus B
Cusanus C
Cusanus E
Cusanus F
Cusanus G
Cusanus H

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