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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Dante
Clean Name Dante
Feature ID 1405
Target Moon
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Northmost Latitude 26.24 °
Southmost Latitude 24.47 °
Eastmost Longitude -179.02 °
Westmost Longitude 179.01 °
Diameter 53.83 km
Center Latitude 25.36 °
Center Longitude 180.00 °
Northmost Latitude 26.53 °
Southmost Latitude 24.56 °
Eastmost Longitude -179.13 °
Westmost Longitude 179.00 °
Diameter 58.00 km
Center Latitude 25.48 °
Center Longitude 179.95 °
Northmost Latitude 25.50 °
Southmost Latitude 25.50 °
Eastmost Longitude -180.00 °
Westmost Longitude -180.00 °
Diameter 54.00 km
Center Latitude 25.50 °
Center Longitude -180.00 °
Quad LAC-50 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1970
Continent Europe
Ethnicity Italy
Origin Alighieri; Italian poet (1265-1321).
Reference -
Updated Oct 18, 2010 12:00 PM
Satellite Feature(s) Dante C
Dante E
Dante G
Dante P
Dante S
Dante T
Dante Y

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