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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature


Basic Info

Feature Name Lear
Clean Name Lear
Feature ID 3318
Target Oberon
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -5.30 °
Southmost Latitude -5.50 °
Eastmost Longitude 36.10 °
Westmost Longitude 26.90 °
Diameter 126.00 km
Center Latitude -5.40 °
Center Longitude 31.50 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1988
Continent Europe
Culture Great Britain
Origin Shakespearean hero in "King Lear."
Reference [85] - The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Illustrated: Avenel Books, a division of Crown Publishers, Inc., New York, 1975.
Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM