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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Atlas
Clean Name Atlas
Feature ID 458
Target Moon
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Northmost Latitude 48.13 °
Southmost Latitude 45.35 °
Eastmost Longitude 46.45 °
Westmost Longitude 42.32 °
Diameter 88.12 km
Center Latitude 46.74 °
Center Longitude 44.38 °
Northmost Latitude 46.70 °
Southmost Latitude 46.70 °
Eastmost Longitude 44.40 °
Westmost Longitude 44.40 °
Diameter 87.00 km
Center Latitude 46.70 °
Center Longitude 44.40 °
Northmost Latitude 48.16 °
Southmost Latitude 45.31 °
Eastmost Longitude 46.44 °
Westmost Longitude 42.25 °
Diameter 87.23 km
Center Latitude 46.67 °
Center Longitude 44.34 °
Quad LAC-27 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1935
Continent Europe
Ethnicity Greek
Origin Mythological Greek Titan.
Reference [66] - Named Lunar Formations, by Mary A. Blagg and K. Müller: Percy Lund, Humphries and Co. Ltd., London, 1935.
Updated Oct 18, 2010 12:00 PM
Satellite Feature(s) Atlas A
Atlas D
Atlas E
Atlas G
Atlas L
Atlas P
Atlas W
Atlas X

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