Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Crater, craters: South on Moon


Feature Name South
Clean Name South
Feature ID 5655
Target Moon
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 59.54 °
Southernmost Latitude 55.62 °
Easternmost Longitude -47.28 °
Westernmost Longitude -54.60 °
Diameter 119.04 km
Center Latitude 57.58 °
Center Longitude -50.94 °
Northernmost Latitude 59.72 °
Southernmost Latitude 55.80 °
Easternmost Longitude -47.95 °
Westernmost Longitude -54.12 °
Diameter 99.70 km
Center Latitude 57.83 °
Center Longitude -51.04 °
Northernmost Latitude 58.10 °
Southernmost Latitude 57.80 °
Easternmost Longitude -47.60 °
Westernmost Longitude -54.00 °
Diameter 104.00 km
Center Latitude 58.00 °
Center Longitude -50.80 °
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Continent Europe
Group or Country
Great Britain
Quad LAC-10 [pdf]
Reference [66] - Named Lunar Formations, by Mary A. Blagg and K. M├╝ller: Percy Lund, Humphries and Co. Ltd., London, 1935.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1935
Origin James; British astronomer (1785-1867).
Last Updated Oct 18, 2010 12:00 PM
Satellite Feature(s) South A
South B
South C
South D
South E
South F
South H
South K
South M
South G

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