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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Piccard Mons
Clean Name Piccard Mons
Feature ID 15834
Target Pluto
Feature Type Mons, montes


Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -29.20 °
Southmost Latitude -41.32 °
Eastmost Longitude 182.65 °
Westmost Longitude 170.92 °
Diameter 257.00 km
Center Latitude -35.26 °
Center Longitude 176.79 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date May 30, 2019
Continent Europe
Culture Switzerland
Origin Auguste; Swiss-Belgian inventor and physicist known for his pioneering balloon flights into the Earth’s upper atmosphere up to 17 km (1884–1962).
Reference [523] - Encyclopedia Britannica,
Updated May 31, 2019 4:02 PM

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