Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Rima, rimae: Rimae Alphonsus on Moon

Rimae Alphonsus

Feature Name Rimae Alphonsus
Clean Name Rimae Alphonsus
Feature ID 5091
Target Moon
Feature Type Rima, rimae
Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Control Network
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Latin
Quad LAC-77 [pdf]
Reference [67] - The System of Lunar Craters, Quadrants I, II, III, IV: by D. W. G. Arthur and others: Communications of the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, vol. 2, no. 30, 1963: vol. 3, no. 40, 1964: vol. 3, no. 50, 1965: vol. 5, no. 70, 1966.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1964
Origin Within crater of same name.
Last Updated Oct 18, 2010 12:00 PM