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

Sinus Asperitatis

Feature Name Sinus Asperitatis
Clean Name Sinus Asperitatis
Feature ID 5561
Target Moon
Feature Type Sinus, sinūs
Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Control Network
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Latin
Quad LAC-78 [pdf]
Reference -
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1976
Origin "Bay of Roughness."
Last Updated Oct 18, 2010 12:00 PM