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

Raphael

Feature Name Raphael
Clean Name Raphael
Feature ID 4949
Target Mercury
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude -19.30 °
Southernmost Latitude -20.60 °
Easternmost Longitude 71.50 °
Westernmost Longitude 80.30 °
Diameter 343.00 km
Center Latitude -19.90 °
Center Longitude 75.90 °
Northernmost Latitude -16.50 °
Southernmost Latitude -24.31 °
Easternmost Longitude 72.08 °
Westernmost Longitude 80.63 °
Diameter 342.00 km
Center Latitude -20.42 °
Center Longitude 76.35 °
Northernmost Latitude -16.02 °
Southernmost Latitude -24.06 °
Easternmost Longitude 72.42 °
Westernmost Longitude 80.97 °
Diameter 342.15 km
Center Latitude -20.04 °
Center Longitude 76.69 °
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Italy
Quad H-07 [pdf]
Reference [59] - The New Encyclopaedia Britannica: Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc., Chicago, 1974, 1993.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1976
Origin Raffaello Sanzio; Italian painter (1483-1520).
Last Updated Oct 12, 2016 3:26 PM

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