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

Rimae Maupertuis

Feature Name Rimae Maupertuis
Clean Name Rimae Maupertuis
Feature ID 5122
Target Moon
Feature Type Rima, rimae
Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 52 °
Southernmost Latitude 52 °
Easternmost Longitude -23 °
Westernmost Longitude -23 °
Diameter 60 km
Center Latitude 52 °
Center Longitude -23 °
Northernmost Latitude 51.72 °
Southernmost Latitude 50.59 °
Easternmost Longitude -21.48 °
Westernmost Longitude -24.01 °
Diameter 50 km
Center Latitude 51.24 °
Center Longitude -22.82 °
Northernmost Latitude 51.74 °
Southernmost Latitude 50.57 °
Easternmost Longitude -21.5 °
Westernmost Longitude -24.03 °
Diameter 50 km
Center Latitude 51.24 °
Center Longitude -22.82 °
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
France
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Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1985
Origin Named from nearby crater.
Last Updated Oct 18, 2010 12:00:00 PM