Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Rupes, rupēs: Astrolabe Rupes on Mercury

Astrolabe Rupes

Feature Name Astrolabe Rupes
Clean Name Astrolabe Rupes
Feature ID 442
Target Mercury
Feature Type Rupes, rupēs
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude -39.70 °
Southernmost Latitude -45.40 °
Easternmost Longitude 70.20 °
Westernmost Longitude 71.30 °
Diameter 0.00 km
Center Latitude -42.60 °
Center Longitude 70.70 °
Northernmost Latitude -39.79 °
Southernmost Latitude -45.48 °
Easternmost Longitude 69.86 °
Westernmost Longitude 71.34 °
Diameter 251.00 km
Center Latitude -42.55 °
Center Longitude 70.90 °
Northernmost Latitude -39.74 °
Southernmost Latitude -45.43 °
Easternmost Longitude 69.73 °
Westernmost Longitude 71.24 °
Diameter 251.00 km
Center Latitude -42.52 °
Center Longitude 70.79 °
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
France
Quad H-11 [pdf]
Reference [80] - Lists of names for Mercury nomenclature, provided by David Morrison.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1976
Origin French; d'Urville's ship to explore Antarctica, 1838-40.
Last Updated Oct 07, 2016 2:02 PM

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