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

Tacitus

Feature Name Tacitus
Clean Name Tacitus
Feature ID 5814
Target Moon
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude -15.58 °
Southernmost Latitude -16.9 °
Easternmost Longitude 19.64 °
Westernmost Longitude 18.27 °
Diameter 39.81 km
Center Latitude -16.24 °
Center Longitude 18.96 °
Northernmost Latitude -16.2 °
Southernmost Latitude -16.2 °
Easternmost Longitude 19 °
Westernmost Longitude 19 °
Diameter 39 km
Center Latitude -16.2 °
Center Longitude 19 °
Northernmost Latitude -15.55 °
Southernmost Latitude -16.86 °
Easternmost Longitude 19.63 °
Westernmost Longitude 18.27 °
Diameter 39.81 km
Center Latitude -16.2 °
Center Longitude 18.95 °
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Roman
Quad LAC-96 [pdf]
Reference [66] - Named Lunar Formations, by Mary A. Blagg and K. Müller: Percy Lund, Humphries and Co. Ltd., London, 1935.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1935
Origin Cornelius; Roman historian (c. 55-120).
Last Updated Oct 18, 2010 12:00:00 PM
Satellite Feature(s) Tacitus A
Tacitus B
Tacitus C
Tacitus D
Tacitus E
Tacitus F
Tacitus G
Tacitus H
Tacitus J
Tacitus K
Tacitus L
Tacitus M
Tacitus N
Tacitus O
Tacitus Q
Tacitus R
Tacitus S
Tacitus X

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