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

Balmer

Feature Name Balmer
Clean Name Balmer
Feature ID 580
Target Moon
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Control Network
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Switzerland
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Reference [68] - World Who's Who in Science, edited by Allen G. Debus: Western Publishing Company, Hannibal, Mo., 1968: New York, 1973.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1964
Origin Johann Jakob; Swiss mathematician, physician (1825-1898).
Last Updated Oct 18, 2010 12:00 PM
Satellite Feature(s) Balmer R
Balmer M
Balmer N
Balmer P
Balmer Q
Balmer S

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