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


Feature Name Plana
Clean Name Plana
Feature ID 4748
Target Moon
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 42.96 °
Southernmost Latitude 41.55 °
Easternmost Longitude 29.18 °
Westernmost Longitude 27.26 °
Diameter 42.97 km
Center Latitude 42.25 °
Center Longitude 28.22 °
Northernmost Latitude 42.95 °
Southernmost Latitude 41.54 °
Easternmost Longitude 29.19 °
Westernmost Longitude 27.27 °
Diameter 42.97 km
Center Latitude 42.24 °
Center Longitude 28.23 °
Northernmost Latitude 42.20 °
Southernmost Latitude 42.20 °
Easternmost Longitude 28.20 °
Westernmost Longitude 28.20 °
Diameter 44.00 km
Center Latitude 42.20 °
Center Longitude 28.20 °
Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad LAC-26 [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 Baron Giovanni Antonio Amedeo; Italian astronomer, geometrician (1781-1864).
Last Updated Oct 18, 2010 12:00 PM
Satellite Feature(s) Plana C
Plana D
Plana E
Plana F
Plana G

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