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

Kōshō

Feature Name Kōshō
Clean Name Kosho
Feature ID 3181
Target Mercury
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 60.20 °
Southernmost Latitude 60.00 °
Easternmost Longitude 136.60 °
Westernmost Longitude 139.80 °
Diameter 65.00 km
Center Latitude 60.10 °
Center Longitude 138.20 °
Northernmost Latitude 60.61 °
Southernmost Latitude 59.09 °
Easternmost Longitude 138.39 °
Westernmost Longitude 141.41 °
Diameter 64.57 km
Center Latitude 59.85 °
Center Longitude 139.90 °
Northernmost Latitude 60.66 °
Southernmost Latitude 59.18 °
Easternmost Longitude 138.39 °
Westernmost Longitude 141.34 °
Diameter 64.00 km
Center Latitude 59.93 °
Center Longitude 139.87 °
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Continent Asia
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Japan
Quad H-03 [pdf]
Reference [80] - Lists of names for Mercury nomenclature, provided by David Morrison.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1985
Origin Japanese sculptor (13th century).
Last Updated Oct 11, 2016 3:04 PM

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