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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Hildegard
Clean Name Hildegard
Feature ID 15476
Target Moon
Feature Type Crater, craters


LOLA 2011
Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Northmost Latitude -49.58 °
Southmost Latitude -53.78 °
Eastmost Longitude 130.59 °
Westmost Longitude 124.89 °
Diameter 122.00 km
Center Latitude -51.68 °
Center Longitude 127.74 °
Quad LAC-130 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Feb 25, 2016
Continent Europe
Ethnicity Germany
Origin Hildegard von Bingen; German writer, composer, mystic and visionary. In Germany she is considered the founder of the scientific study of natural history (1098- 1179).
Reference [59] - The New Encyclopaedia Britannica: Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc., Chicago, 1974, 1993.
Updated Feb 29, 2016 10:48 AM
Satellite Feature(s) Hildegard K

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