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


Feature Name Plath
Clean Name Plath
Feature ID 15395
Target Mercury
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network MESSENGER Team
Northernmost Latitude 38.27 °
Southernmost Latitude 37.45 °
Easternmost Longitude 38.35 °
Westernmost Longitude 39.33 °
Diameter 35.00 km
Center Latitude 37.86 °
Center Longitude 38.84 °
Continent North America
Group or Country
United States
Quad H-02 [pdf]
Reference [59] - The New Encyclopaedia Britannica: Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc., Chicago, 1974, 1993.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Sep 25, 2015
Origin Sylvia; American poet (1932-1963).
Last Updated Oct 12, 2016 2:56 PM

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