Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Crater, craters: Aristarchus on Moon

Aristarchus

Feature Name Aristarchus
Clean Name Aristarchus
Feature ID 380
Target Moon
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 24.39 °
Southernmost Latitude 23.07 °
Easternmost Longitude -46.77 °
Westernmost Longitude -48.21 °
Diameter 39.99 km
Center Latitude 23.73 °
Center Longitude -47.49 °
Northernmost Latitude 24.40 °
Southernmost Latitude 23.08 °
Easternmost Longitude -46.78 °
Westernmost Longitude -48.22 °
Diameter 39.99 km
Center Latitude 23.74 °
Center Longitude -47.50 °
Northernmost Latitude 23.70 °
Southernmost Latitude 23.70 °
Easternmost Longitude -47.40 °
Westernmost Longitude -47.40 °
Diameter 40.00 km
Center Latitude 23.70 °
Center Longitude -47.40 °
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Greek
Quad LAC-39 [pdf]
Reference [66] - Named Lunar Formations, by Mary A. Blagg and K. M├╝ller: Percy Lund, Humphries and Co. Ltd., London, 1935.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1935
Origin Greek astronomer (310-230 B.C. ?).
Last Updated Oct 18, 2010 12:00 PM
Satellite Feature(s) Aristarchus B
Aristarchus D
Aristarchus F
Aristarchus H
Aristarchus N
Aristarchus S
Aristarchus T
Aristarchus U
Aristarchus Z

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