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

Gagarin

Feature Name Gagarin
Clean Name Gagarin
Feature ID 2054
Target Moon
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude -20.00 °
Southernmost Latitude -20.30 °
Easternmost Longitude 153.90 °
Westernmost Longitude 144.50 °
Diameter 265.00 km
Center Latitude -20.20 °
Center Longitude 149.20 °
Northernmost Latitude -15.34 °
Southernmost Latitude -23.97 °
Easternmost Longitude 153.94 °
Westernmost Longitude 144.77 °
Diameter 261.83 km
Center Latitude -19.66 °
Center Longitude 149.35 °
Northernmost Latitude -15.61 °
Southernmost Latitude -24.43 °
Easternmost Longitude 153.86 °
Westernmost Longitude 144.48 °
Diameter 267.32 km
Center Latitude -20.02 °
Center Longitude 149.17 °
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Soviet
Quad LAC-102 [pdf]
Reference [75] - Webster's Biographical Dictionary: G. and C. Merriam Company, Springfield, Mass., 1974 (and other editions).
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1970
Origin Yury Alekseyevich; Soviet cosmonaut (1934-1968).
Last Updated Oct 18, 2010 12:00 PM
Satellite Feature(s) Gagarin G
Gagarin M
Gagarin T
Gagarin Z

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