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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Galilaei
Clean Name Galilaei
Feature ID 2074
Target Moon
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Northmost Latitude 10.74 °
Southmost Latitude 10.22 °
Eastmost Longitude -62.56 °
Westmost Longitude -63.10 °
Diameter 15.99 km
Center Latitude 10.48 °
Center Longitude -62.83 °
Northmost Latitude 10.73 °
Southmost Latitude 10.21 °
Eastmost Longitude -62.55 °
Westmost Longitude -63.07 °
Diameter 15.52 km
Center Latitude 10.47 °
Center Longitude -62.81 °
Northmost Latitude 10.50 °
Southmost Latitude 10.50 °
Eastmost Longitude -62.70 °
Westmost Longitude -62.70 °
Diameter 15.00 km
Center Latitude 10.50 °
Center Longitude -62.70 °
Quad LAC-56 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1935
Continent Europe
Culture Italy
Origin Galileo; Italian astronomer, physicist (1564-1642).
Reference [66] - Named Lunar Formations, by Mary A. Blagg and K. Müller: Percy Lund, Humphries and Co. Ltd., London, 1935.
Updated Oct 18, 2010 12:00 PM
Satellite Feature(s) Galilaei G
Galilaei H
Galilaei J
Galilaei K
Galilaei L
Galilaei M
Galilaei S
Galilaei T
Galilaei V
Galilaei W
Galilaei A
Galilaei B
Galilaei D
Galilaei E
Galilaei F

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