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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Plana
Clean Name Plana
Feature ID 4748
Target Moon
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Northmost Latitude 42.96 °
Southmost Latitude 41.55 °
Eastmost Longitude 29.18 °
Westmost Longitude 27.26 °
Diameter 42.97 km
Center Latitude 42.25 °
Center Longitude 28.22 °
Northmost Latitude 42.95 °
Southmost Latitude 41.54 °
Eastmost Longitude 29.19 °
Westmost Longitude 27.27 °
Diameter 42.97 km
Center Latitude 42.24 °
Center Longitude 28.23 °
Northmost Latitude 42.20 °
Southmost Latitude 42.20 °
Eastmost Longitude 28.20 °
Westmost Longitude 28.20 °
Diameter 44.00 km
Center Latitude 42.20 °
Center Longitude 28.20 °
Quad LAC-26 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1935
Continent Europe
Culture Italy
Origin Baron Giovanni Antonio Amedeo; Italian astronomer, geometrician (1781-1864).
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) Plana C
Plana D
Plana E
Plana F
Plana G

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