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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Lorentz
Clean Name Lorentz
Feature ID 3472
Target Moon
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Northmost Latitude 40.62 °
Southmost Latitude 28.56 °
Eastmost Longitude -89.86 °
Westmost Longitude -104.58 °
Diameter 378.42 km
Center Latitude 34.59 °
Center Longitude -97.19 °
Northmost Latitude 38.80 °
Southmost Latitude 28.50 °
Eastmost Longitude -94.90 °
Westmost Longitude -95.80 °
Diameter 312.00 km
Center Latitude 32.60 °
Center Longitude -95.30 °
Northmost Latitude 39.54 °
Southmost Latitude 28.13 °
Eastmost Longitude -88.97 °
Westmost Longitude -103.39 °
Diameter 362.55 km
Center Latitude 34.26 °
Center Longitude -96.08 °
Quad LAC-36 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1970
Continent Europe
Culture The Netherlands (Dutch)
Origin Hendrik Antoon; Dutch physicist; Nobel laureate (1853-1928).
Reference [89] - Dictionary of Scientific Biography, Charles Coulston Gillispie, editor in chief, vol. 9: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1981.
Updated Oct 18, 2010 12:00 PM
Satellite Feature(s) Lorentz P
Lorentz R
Lorentz T
Lorentz U

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