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


Feature Name Herodotus
Clean Name Herodotus
Feature ID 2475
Target Moon
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 23.85 °
Southernmost Latitude 22.66 °
Easternmost Longitude -49.19 °
Westernmost Longitude -50.48 °
Diameter 35.87 km
Center Latitude 23.25 °
Center Longitude -49.84 °
Northernmost Latitude 23.79 °
Southernmost Latitude 22.66 °
Easternmost Longitude -49.21 °
Westernmost Longitude -50.44 °
Diameter 34.34 km
Center Latitude 23.23 °
Center Longitude -49.82 °
Northernmost Latitude 23.20 °
Southernmost Latitude 23.20 °
Easternmost Longitude -49.70 °
Westernmost Longitude -49.70 °
Diameter 34.00 km
Center Latitude 23.20 °
Center Longitude -49.70 °
Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad LAC-39 [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 Of Halikarnassus; Greek historian (c. 484-408 B.C.).
Last Updated Oct 18, 2010 12:00 PM
Satellite Feature(s) Herodotus H
Herodotus A
Herodotus B
Herodotus C
Herodotus E
Herodotus G
Herodotus K
Herodotus L
Herodotus N
Herodotus R
Herodotus S
Herodotus T

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