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


Feature Name Atlas
Clean Name Atlas
Feature ID 458
Target Moon
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 48.13 °
Southernmost Latitude 45.35 °
Easternmost Longitude 46.45 °
Westernmost Longitude 42.32 °
Diameter 88.12 km
Center Latitude 46.74 °
Center Longitude 44.38 °
Northernmost Latitude 46.70 °
Southernmost Latitude 46.70 °
Easternmost Longitude 44.40 °
Westernmost Longitude 44.40 °
Diameter 87.00 km
Center Latitude 46.70 °
Center Longitude 44.40 °
Northernmost Latitude 48.16 °
Southernmost Latitude 45.31 °
Easternmost Longitude 46.44 °
Westernmost Longitude 42.25 °
Diameter 87.23 km
Center Latitude 46.67 °
Center Longitude 44.34 °
Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad LAC-27 [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 Mythological Greek Titan.
Last 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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