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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Picard
Clean Name Picard
Feature ID 4720
Target Moon
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Northmost Latitude 14.93 °
Southmost Latitude 14.20 °
Eastmost Longitude 55.10 °
Westmost Longitude 54.34 °
Diameter 22.35 km
Center Latitude 14.57 °
Center Longitude 54.72 °
Northmost Latitude 14.91 °
Southmost Latitude 14.17 °
Eastmost Longitude 55.07 °
Westmost Longitude 54.31 °
Diameter 22.35 km
Center Latitude 14.54 °
Center Longitude 54.69 °
Northmost Latitude 14.60 °
Southmost Latitude 14.60 °
Eastmost Longitude 54.70 °
Westmost Longitude 54.70 °
Diameter 22.00 km
Center Latitude 14.60 °
Center Longitude 54.70 °
Quad LAC-62 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1935
Continent Europe
Culture France
Origin Jean; French astronomer (1620-1682).
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) Picard P
Picard K
Picard L
Picard M
Picard Y
Picard N

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