Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Lacus, lacūs: Lacus Luxuriae on Moon

Lacus Luxuriae

Feature Name Lacus Luxuriae
Clean Name Lacus Luxuriae
Feature ID 3211
Target Moon
Feature Type Lacus, lacūs
Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 19.00 °
Southernmost Latitude 19.00 °
Easternmost Longitude 176.00 °
Westernmost Longitude 176.00 °
Diameter 50.00 km
Center Latitude 19.00 °
Center Longitude 176.00 °
Northernmost Latitude 20.09 °
Southernmost Latitude 17.89 °
Easternmost Longitude 176.46 °
Westernmost Longitude 174.75 °
Diameter 50.61 km
Center Latitude 19.41 °
Center Longitude 175.50 °
Northernmost Latitude 20.09 °
Southernmost Latitude 18.68 °
Easternmost Longitude 176.46 °
Westernmost Longitude 174.75 °
Diameter 50.61 km
Center Latitude 19.45 °
Center Longitude 175.60 °
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Latin
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Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1976
Origin "Lake of Luxury."
Last Updated Oct 18, 2010 12:00 PM