Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Mare, maria: Mare Nectaris on Moon

Mare Nectaris

Feature Name Mare Nectaris
Clean Name Mare Nectaris
Feature ID 3683
Target Moon
Feature Type Mare, maria
Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Control Network
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Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad LAC-79 [pdf]
Reference [66] - Named Lunar Formations, by Mary A. Blagg and K. Müller: Percy Lund, Humphries and Co. Ltd., London, 1935.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1935
Origin "Sea of Nectar."
Last Updated Oct 18, 2010 12:00 PM