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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Baily
Clean Name Baily
Feature ID 562
Target Moon
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Northmost Latitude 50.20 °
Southmost Latitude 49.36 °
Eastmost Longitude 31.21 °
Westmost Longitude 29.90 °
Diameter 25.68 km
Center Latitude 49.78 °
Center Longitude 30.56 °
Northmost Latitude 49.70 °
Southmost Latitude 49.70 °
Eastmost Longitude 30.40 °
Westmost Longitude 30.40 °
Diameter 26.00 km
Center Latitude 49.70 °
Center Longitude 30.40 °
Northmost Latitude 50.22 °
Southmost Latitude 49.38 °
Eastmost Longitude 31.17 °
Westmost Longitude 29.86 °
Diameter 25.68 km
Center Latitude 49.80 °
Center Longitude 30.52 °
Quad LAC-13 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1935
Continent Europe
Ethnicity Great Britain
Origin Francis; British astronomer (1774-1844).
Reference [66] - Named Lunar Formations, by Mary A. Blagg and K. Müller: Percy Lund, Humphries and Co. Ltd., London, 1935.
Updated Oct 18, 2010 12:00 PM
Satellite Feature(s) Baily A
Baily B
Baily K

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