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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Sinus Lunicus
Clean Name Sinus Lunicus
Feature ID 5566
Target Moon
Feature Type Sinus, sinūs


Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Northmost Latitude 33.85 °
Southmost Latitude 30.99 °
Eastmost Longitude 0.40 °
Westmost Longitude -4.18 °
Diameter 119.18 km
Center Latitude 32.36 °
Center Longitude -1.85 °
Northmost Latitude 33.81 °
Southmost Latitude 30.95 °
Eastmost Longitude 0.00 °
Westmost Longitude
Diameter 119.18 km
Center Latitude 32.33 °
Center Longitude -2.08 °
Northmost Latitude 33.10 °
Southmost Latitude 30.80 °
Eastmost Longitude -2.70 °
Westmost Longitude 0.30 °
Diameter 126.00 km
Center Latitude 31.80 °
Center Longitude -1.40 °
Quad LAC-25 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1970
Continent Europe
Culture Latin
Origin "Lunik Bay"-landing area of Luna (Lunik) 2.
Reference -
Updated Jul 24, 2013 2:00 PM

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