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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Josetsu
Clean Name Josetsu
Feature ID 15855
Target Mercury
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 83.95 °
Southmost Latitude 83.21 °
Eastmost Longitude 131.73 °
Westmost Longitude 138.13 °
Diameter 30.00 km
Center Latitude 83.58 °
Center Longitude 134.93 °
Quad H-01 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Sep 11, 2019
Continent Asia
Culture Japan
Origin Taikō, Japanese ink painter (1405 – 1496).
Reference [540] - Circa 1492: Art in the Age of Exploration, edited by Jay A. Levinson: Yale University Press, New Haven and London, 1991.
Updated Sep 11, 2019 10:35 AM

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