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


Feature Name Castiglione
Clean Name Castiglione
Feature ID 15391
Target Mercury
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network MESSENGER Team
Northernmost Latitude -39.93 °
Southernmost Latitude -41.82 °
Easternmost Longitude 270.81 °
Westernmost Longitude 273.28 °
Diameter 80.00 km
Center Latitude -40.87 °
Center Longitude 272.04 °
Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad H-14 [pdf]
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.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Sep 25, 2015
Origin Giuseppe; Italian painter in the court of the Emperor of China (1688-1766).
Last Updated Oct 07, 2016 3:41 PM

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