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


Feature Name Gay-Lussac
Clean Name Gay Lussac
Feature ID 2124
Target Moon
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 14.29 °
Southernmost Latitude 13.46 °
Easternmost Longitude -20.36 °
Westernmost Longitude -21.22 °
Diameter 25.40 km
Center Latitude 13.88 °
Center Longitude -20.79 °
Northernmost Latitude 14.28 °
Southernmost Latitude 13.44 °
Easternmost Longitude -20.35 °
Westernmost Longitude -21.22 °
Diameter 25.40 km
Center Latitude 13.86 °
Center Longitude -20.78 °
Northernmost Latitude 13.90 °
Southernmost Latitude 13.90 °
Easternmost Longitude -20.80 °
Westernmost Longitude -20.80 °
Diameter 26.00 km
Center Latitude 13.90 °
Center Longitude -20.80 °
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Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad LAC-58 [pdf]
Reference [66] - Named Lunar Formations, by Mary A. Blagg and K. M├╝ller: Percy Lund, Humphries and Co. Ltd., London, 1935.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1935
Origin Joseph Louis; French physicist (1778-1850).
Last Updated Oct 18, 2010 12:00 PM
Satellite Feature(s) Gay-Lussac A
Gay-Lussac B
Gay-Lussac C
Gay-Lussac D
Gay-Lussac F
Gay-Lussac G
Gay-Lussac H
Gay-Lussac J
Gay-Lussac N

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