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

Peirescius

Feature Name Peirescius
Clean Name Peirescius
Feature ID 4634
Target Moon
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude -45.39 °
Southernmost Latitude -47.42 °
Easternmost Longitude 69.27 °
Westernmost Longitude 66.33 °
Diameter 61.53 km
Center Latitude -46.40 °
Center Longitude 67.80 °
Northernmost Latitude -45.44 °
Southernmost Latitude -47.47 °
Easternmost Longitude 69.28 °
Westernmost Longitude 66.33 °
Diameter 61.53 km
Center Latitude -46.46 °
Center Longitude 67.81 °
Northernmost Latitude -46.50 °
Southernmost Latitude -46.50 °
Easternmost Longitude 67.60 °
Westernmost Longitude 67.60 °
Diameter 61.00 km
Center Latitude -46.50 °
Center Longitude 67.60 °
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
France
Quad LAC-115 [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 Peiresc, Nicolas Claude Fabri De; French astronomer, archaeologist (1580-1637).
Last Updated Oct 18, 2010 12:00 PM
Satellite Feature(s) Peirescius A
Peirescius C
Peirescius D
Peirescius G
Peirescius H
Peirescius J
Peirescius B

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