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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Ross
Clean Name Ross
Feature ID 5192
Target Moon
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Northmost Latitude 12.07 °
Southmost Latitude 11.27 °
Eastmost Longitude 22.15 °
Westmost Longitude 21.33 °
Diameter 24.49 km
Center Latitude 11.67 °
Center Longitude 21.74 °
Northmost Latitude 11.70 °
Southmost Latitude 11.70 °
Eastmost Longitude 21.70 °
Westmost Longitude 21.70 °
Diameter 24.00 km
Center Latitude 11.70 °
Center Longitude 21.70 °
Northmost Latitude 12.07 °
Southmost Latitude 11.26 °
Eastmost Longitude 22.15 °
Westmost Longitude 21.32 °
Diameter 24.49 km
Center Latitude 11.66 °
Center Longitude 21.73 °
Quad LAC-60 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1935
Continent Europe
Culture Great Britain
Origin James Clark; British explorer (1800-1862); Frank Elmore; American astronomer, optician (1874-1966).
Reference [89] - Dictionary of Scientific Biography, Charles Coulston Gillispie, editor in chief, vol. 9: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1981.
Updated Oct 18, 2010 12:00 PM
Satellite Feature(s) Ross B
Ross C
Ross D
Ross E
Ross F
Ross G
Ross H

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