Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Crater, craters: Ailey on Mercury


Feature Name Ailey
Clean Name Ailey
Feature ID 14953
Target Mercury
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 45.66 °
Southernmost Latitude 45.27 °
Easternmost Longitude 181.71 °
Westernmost Longitude 182.40 °
Diameter 20.58 km
Center Latitude 45.47 °
Center Longitude 182.06 °
Northernmost Latitude 45.86 °
Southernmost Latitude 45.31 °
Easternmost Longitude 181.75 °
Westernmost Longitude 182.40 °
Diameter 23.00 km
Center Latitude 45.58 °
Center Longitude 182.08 °
Continent North America
Group or Country
United States
Quad H-04 [pdf]
Reference [75] - Webster's Biographical Dictionary: G. and C. Merriam Company, Springfield, Mass., 1974 (and other editions).
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Apr 24, 2012
Origin Alvin; American dancer and choreographer (1931-1989).
Last Updated Oct 07, 2016 12:17 PM

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