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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Auwers
Clean Name Auwers
Feature ID 495
Target Moon
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Northmost Latitude 15.32 °
Southmost Latitude 14.67 °
Eastmost Longitude 17.45 °
Westmost Longitude 16.78 °
Diameter 19.64 km
Center Latitude 15.00 °
Center Longitude 17.12 °
Northmost Latitude 15.35 °
Southmost Latitude 14.70 °
Eastmost Longitude 17.50 °
Westmost Longitude 16.83 °
Diameter 19.64 km
Center Latitude 15.03 °
Center Longitude 17.17 °
Northmost Latitude 15.10 °
Southmost Latitude 15.10 °
Eastmost Longitude 17.20 °
Westmost Longitude 17.20 °
Diameter 20.00 km
Center Latitude 15.10 °
Center Longitude 17.20 °
Quad LAC-60 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1935
Continent Europe
Culture Germany
Origin Georg Friedrich Julius Arthur; German astronomer (1838-1915).
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) Auwers A

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