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

Orontius

Feature Name Orontius
Clean Name Orontius
Feature ID 4497
Target Moon
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Control Network
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
France
Quad LAC-112 [pdf]
Reference [89] - Dictionary of Scientific Biography, Charles Coulston Gillispie, editor in chief, vol. 9: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1981.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1935
Origin Oronce Fine (Orontius Finaeus Delphinatus); French mathematician, cartographer (1494-1555).
Last Updated Oct 18, 2010 12:00 PM
Satellite Feature(s) Orontius A
Orontius B
Orontius C
Orontius D
Orontius E
Orontius F

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