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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Vaughan
Clean Name Vaughan
Feature ID 15862
Target Moon
Feature Type Crater, craters


LOLA 2011
Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Northmost Latitude -41.35 °
Southmost Latitude -41.46 °
Eastmost Longitude -171.78 °
Westmost Longitude -171.92 °
Diameter 3.00 km
Center Latitude -41.41 °
Center Longitude -171.85 °
Quad LAC-120 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Oct 16, 2019
Continent North America
Culture United States
Origin Dorothy; American mathematician (1910-2008).
Reference [545] - Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race, by Margot Lee Shetterly: Harper Collins, New York, 2016.
Updated Jan 31, 2024 11:24 PM

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