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

La Caille

Feature Name La Caille
Clean Name La Caille
Feature ID 3185
Target Moon
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Control Network
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Continent Europe
Group or Country
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Reference [89] - Dictionary of Scientific Biography, Charles Coulston Gillispie, editor in chief, vol. 9: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1981.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1935
Origin Nicholas-Louis De; French astronomer (1713-1762).
Last Updated Oct 18, 2010 12:00 PM
Satellite Feature(s) La Caille L
La Caille F
La Caille G
La Caille H
La Caille J
La Caille K
La Caille M
La Caille N
La Caille P
La Caille A
La Caille B
La Caille C
La Caille D
La Caille E

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