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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Appleton
Clean Name Appleton
Feature ID 330
Target Moon
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Northmost Latitude 38.11 °
Southmost Latitude 35.98 °
Eastmost Longitude 159.50 °
Westmost Longitude 156.83 °
Diameter 64.59 km
Center Latitude 37.05 °
Center Longitude 158.17 °
Northmost Latitude 38.13 °
Southmost Latitude 36.00 °
Eastmost Longitude 159.39 °
Westmost Longitude 156.72 °
Diameter 64.59 km
Center Latitude 37.07 °
Center Longitude 158.06 °
Northmost Latitude 37.20 °
Southmost Latitude 37.20 °
Eastmost Longitude 158.30 °
Westmost Longitude 158.30 °
Diameter 63.00 km
Center Latitude 37.20 °
Center Longitude 158.30 °
Quad LAC-32 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1970
Continent Europe
Ethnicity England
Origin Sir Edward Victor; British physicist; Nobel laureate (1892-1965).
Reference [75] - Webster's Biographical Dictionary: G. and C. Merriam Company, Springfield, Mass., 1974 (and other editions).
Updated Oct 18, 2010 12:00 PM
Satellite Feature(s) Appleton D
Appleton M
Appleton Q
Appleton R

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