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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Anderson
Clean Name Anderson
Feature ID 260
Target Moon
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Northmost Latitude 17.24 °
Southmost Latitude 13.76 °
Eastmost Longitude 172.60 °
Westmost Longitude 168.99 °
Diameter 105.33 km
Center Latitude 15.50 °
Center Longitude 170.79 °
Northmost Latitude 17.46 °
Southmost Latitude 13.99 °
Eastmost Longitude 172.68 °
Westmost Longitude 169.08 °
Diameter 105.33 km
Center Latitude 15.73 °
Center Longitude 170.88 °
Northmost Latitude 15.90 °
Southmost Latitude 15.70 °
Eastmost Longitude 172.90 °
Westmost Longitude 169.30 °
Diameter 109.00 km
Center Latitude 15.80 °
Center Longitude 171.10 °
Quad LAC-68 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1970
Continent North America
Ethnicity American
Origin John August; American astronomer (1876-1959).
Reference -
Updated Oct 18, 2010 12:00 PM
Satellite Feature(s) Anderson E
Anderson F
Anderson L

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