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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Debye
Clean Name Debye
Feature ID 1455
Target Moon
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Northmost Latitude 51.25 °
Southmost Latitude 47.60 °
Eastmost Longitude -172.84 °
Westmost Longitude -179.23 °
Diameter 127.03 km
Center Latitude 49.43 °
Center Longitude -176.03 °
Northmost Latitude 51.28 °
Southmost Latitude 47.14 °
Eastmost Longitude -172.92 °
Westmost Longitude -179.26 °
Diameter 125.47 km
Center Latitude 49.21 °
Center Longitude -176.09 °
Northmost Latitude 49.90 °
Southmost Latitude 49.30 °
Eastmost Longitude -172.70 °
Westmost Longitude -179.60 °
Diameter 142.00 km
Center Latitude 49.60 °
Center Longitude -176.20 °
Quad LAC-18 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1970
Continent Europe
Ethnicity The Netherlands (Dutch)
Origin Peter Joseph William; Dutch physicist, chemist; Nobel laureate (1884-1966).
Reference [68] - World Who's Who in Science, edited by Allen G. Debus: Western Publishing Company, Hannibal, Mo., 1968: New York, 1973.
Updated Oct 18, 2010 12:00 PM
Satellite Feature(s) Debye J
Debye E
Debye Q

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