Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Sinus, sinūs: Sinus Aestuum on Moon

Sinus Aestuum

Feature Name Sinus Aestuum
Clean Name Sinus Aestuum
Feature ID 5558
Target Moon
Feature Type Sinus, sinūs
Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 15.71 °
Southernmost Latitude 7.60 °
Easternmost Longitude -4.26 °
Westernmost Longitude -11.96 °
Diameter 316.50 km
Center Latitude 12.10 °
Center Longitude -8.34 °
Northernmost Latitude 15.74 °
Southernmost Latitude 7.60 °
Easternmost Longitude -1.57 °
Westernmost Longitude -11.96 °
Diameter 316.50 km
Center Latitude 12.19 °
Center Longitude -6.62 °
Northernmost Latitude 14.70 °
Southernmost Latitude 7.40 °
Easternmost Longitude -6.20 °
Westernmost Longitude -11.60 °
Diameter 290.00 km
Center Latitude 10.90 °
Center Longitude -8.80 °
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Latin
Quad LAC-59 [pdf]
Reference [66] - Named Lunar Formations, by Mary A. Blagg and K. Müller: Percy Lund, Humphries and Co. Ltd., London, 1935.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1935
Origin "Seething Bay."
Last Updated Oct 18, 2010 12:00 PM