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


Feature Name Ritter
Clean Name Ritter
Feature ID 5158
Target Moon
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Control Network
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Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad LAC-60 [pdf]
Reference [189] - Who's Who on the Moon, by Elijah E. Cocks and Josiah C. Cocks: Tudor Publishers, Greensboro, 1995.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1935
Origin Karl; German geographer (1779-1859); Georg August Dietrich; German astrophysicist (1826-1908).
Last Updated Oct 18, 2010 12:00 PM
Satellite Feature(s) Ritter C
Ritter D
Ritter B

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