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


Feature Name Alhazen
Clean Name Alhazen
Feature ID 183
Target Moon
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 16.49 °
Southernmost Latitude 15.34 °
Easternmost Longitude 72.42 °
Westernmost Longitude 71.23 °
Diameter 34.65 km
Center Latitude 15.91 °
Center Longitude 71.83 °
Northernmost Latitude 16.42 °
Southernmost Latitude 15.24 °
Easternmost Longitude 72.34 °
Westernmost Longitude 71.11 °
Diameter 35.79 km
Center Latitude 15.83 °
Center Longitude 71.72 °
Northernmost Latitude 15.90 °
Southernmost Latitude 15.90 °
Easternmost Longitude 71.80 °
Westernmost Longitude 71.80 °
Diameter 32.00 km
Center Latitude 15.90 °
Center Longitude 71.80 °
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Continent Asia
Group or Country
Quad LAC-63 [pdf]
Reference [66] - Named Lunar Formations, by Mary A. Blagg and K. Müller: Percy Lund, Humphries and Co. Ltd., London, 1935.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1935
Origin Abū Ali Al-Hasan Ibn Al Haitham; Iraqi mathematician (987-1038).
Last Updated Oct 18, 2010 12:00 PM
Satellite Feature(s) Alhazen A
Alhazen D

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