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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Ballet
Clean Name Ballet
Feature ID 15894
Target Moon
Feature Type Crater, craters


LOLA 2011
Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Northmost Latitude 20.17 °
Southmost Latitude 20.17 °
Eastmost Longitude 30.57 °
Westmost Longitude 30.57 °
Diameter 0.01 km
Center Latitude 20.17 °
Center Longitude 30.57 °
Quad LAC-43 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Feb 11, 2020
Continent North America
Ethnicity United States
Origin Astronaut-named feature, Apollo 17 site.
Reference [563] - Apollo 17 Lunar Surface Journal (
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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