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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Proclus
Clean Name Proclus
Feature ID 4827
Target Moon
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Northmost Latitude 16.53 °
Southmost Latitude 15.64 °
Eastmost Longitude 47.36 °
Westmost Longitude 46.43 °
Diameter 26.91 km
Center Latitude 16.09 °
Center Longitude 46.89 °
Northmost Latitude 16.10 °
Southmost Latitude 16.10 °
Eastmost Longitude 46.80 °
Westmost Longitude 46.80 °
Diameter 28.00 km
Center Latitude 16.10 °
Center Longitude 46.80 °
Northmost Latitude 16.49 °
Southmost Latitude 15.60 °
Eastmost Longitude 47.28 °
Westmost Longitude 46.36 °
Diameter 26.91 km
Center Latitude 16.04 °
Center Longitude 46.82 °
Quad LAC-43 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1935
Continent Europe
Ethnicity Greek
Origin Diadochos (The Successor); Greek mathematician, astronomer, philosopher (410-485).
Reference [68] - World Who's Who in Science, edited by Allen G. Debus: Western Publishing Company, Hannibal, Mo., 1968: New York, 1973.
Updated Oct 18, 2010 12:00 PM
Satellite Feature(s) Proclus K
Proclus L
Proclus M
Proclus P
Proclus R
Proclus S
Proclus T
Proclus U
Proclus V
Proclus W
Proclus X
Proclus Y
Proclus Z
Proclus A
Proclus C
Proclus D
Proclus E
Proclus G
Proclus J

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