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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Aston
Clean Name Aston
Feature ID 440
Target Moon
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Northmost Latitude 33.50 °
Southmost Latitude 32.03 °
Eastmost Longitude -86.81 °
Westmost Longitude -88.56 °
Diameter 44.48 km
Center Latitude 32.77 °
Center Longitude -87.68 °
Northmost Latitude 33.62 °
Southmost Latitude 31.99 °
Eastmost Longitude -86.82 °
Westmost Longitude -88.53 °
Diameter 49.39 km
Center Latitude 32.81 °
Center Longitude -87.70 °
Northmost Latitude 32.90 °
Southmost Latitude 32.90 °
Eastmost Longitude -87.70 °
Westmost Longitude -87.70 °
Diameter 43.00 km
Center Latitude 32.90 °
Center Longitude -87.70 °
Quad LAC-36 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1964
Continent Europe
Ethnicity England
Origin Francis William; British chemist, physicist; Nobel laureate (1877-1945).
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) Aston K
Aston L

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