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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Castiglione
Clean Name Castiglione
Feature ID 15391
Target Mercury
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -39.93 °
Southmost Latitude -41.82 °
Eastmost Longitude 270.81 °
Westmost Longitude 273.28 °
Diameter 80.00 km
Center Latitude -40.87 °
Center Longitude 272.04 °
Quad H-14 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Sep 25, 2015
Continent Europe
Culture Italy
Origin Giuseppe; Italian painter in the court of the Emperor of China (1688-1766).
Reference [369] - “Giuseppe Castiglione: His Life and Works.” In Teaching World History: A Resource Book. Ed. Heidi Roupp. Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe, 1977. 194-197. Print.
Updated Oct 07, 2016 3:41 PM

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