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


Feature Name Ballet
Clean Name Ballet
Feature ID 15894
Target Moon
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Control Network LOLA 2011
kml download Ballet.kml
Continent North America
Group or Country
United States
Quad LAC-43 [pdf]
Reference [563] - Apollo 17 Lunar Surface Journal (
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Feb 11, 2020
Origin Astronaut-named feature, Apollo 17 site.
Last Updated Mar 10, 2021 5:11 PM
Additional Information Ballet crater is a 10 m diameter crater located near Lara crater. Please see the Apollo 17 traverse map 43D1S2 for a labeled map of the astronaut-named features.

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Changes in the control network drop down are not reflected in the feature boundaries in the map above. Only the primary control network feature boundaries (in green) are displayed on the map.