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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Kōshō
Clean Name Kosho
Feature ID 3181
Target Mercury
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 60.20 °
Southmost Latitude 60.00 °
Eastmost Longitude 136.60 °
Westmost Longitude 139.80 °
Diameter 65.00 km
Center Latitude 60.10 °
Center Longitude 138.20 °
Northmost Latitude 60.61 °
Southmost Latitude 59.09 °
Eastmost Longitude 138.39 °
Westmost Longitude 141.41 °
Diameter 64.57 km
Center Latitude 59.85 °
Center Longitude 139.90 °
Northmost Latitude 60.66 °
Southmost Latitude 59.18 °
Eastmost Longitude 138.39 °
Westmost Longitude 141.34 °
Diameter 64.00 km
Center Latitude 59.93 °
Center Longitude 139.87 °
Quad H-03 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1985
Continent Asia
Culture Japan
Origin Japanese sculptor (13th century).
Reference [80] - Lists of names for Mercury nomenclature, provided by David Morrison.
Updated Oct 11, 2016 3:04 PM

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