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

Alter

Feature Name Alter
Clean Name Alter
Feature ID 208
Target Moon
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 19.81 °
Southernmost Latitude 17.67 °
Easternmost Longitude -106.67 °
Westernmost Longitude -108.92 °
Diameter 64.73 km
Center Latitude 18.74 °
Center Longitude -107.80 °
Northernmost Latitude 19.78 °
Southernmost Latitude 17.64 °
Easternmost Longitude -106.76 °
Westernmost Longitude -109.01 °
Diameter 64.73 km
Center Latitude 18.71 °
Center Longitude -107.88 °
Northernmost Latitude 18.70 °
Southernmost Latitude 18.70 °
Easternmost Longitude -107.50 °
Westernmost Longitude -107.50 °
Diameter 64.00 km
Center Latitude 18.70 °
Center Longitude -107.50 °
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Continent North America
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
American
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Reference -
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1970
Origin Dinsmore; American astronomer, meteorologist (1888-1968).
Last Updated Oct 18, 2010 12:00 PM
Satellite Feature(s) Alter K
Alter W

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