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

Ptolemaeus

Feature Name Ptolemaeus
Clean Name Ptolemaeus
Feature ID 4861
Target Mars
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude -44.48 °
Southernmost Latitude -47.27 °
Easternmost Longitude 204.40 °
Westernmost Longitude 200.40 °
Diameter 165.18 km
Center Latitude -45.88 °
Center Longitude 202.40 °
Northernmost Latitude -44.48 °
Southernmost Latitude -47.27 °
Easternmost Longitude 155.60 °
Westernmost Longitude 159.60 °
Diameter 165.18 km
Center Latitude -45.88 °
Center Longitude 157.60 °
Northernmost Latitude -44.46 °
Southernmost Latitude -47.26 °
Easternmost Longitude 204.60 °
Westernmost Longitude 200.10 °
Diameter 185.00 km
Center Latitude -45.86 °
Center Longitude 202.40 °
Northernmost Latitude -44.46 °
Southernmost Latitude -47.26 °
Easternmost Longitude 155.40 °
Westernmost Longitude 159.90 °
Diameter 185.00 km
Center Latitude -45.86 °
Center Longitude 157.60 °
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Continent Africa
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Egypt
Quad mc24 [pdf]
Reference [68] - World Who's Who in Science, edited by Allen G. Debus: Western Publishing Company, Hannibal, Mo., 1968: New York, 1973.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1973
Origin Claudius; Greco-Egyptian astronomer (c. A.D. 90-160).
Last Updated Nov 17, 2010 9:58 AM

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