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

Balzac

Feature Name Balzac
Clean Name Balzac
Feature ID 587
Target Mercury
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 10.30 °
Southernmost Latitude 10.30 °
Easternmost Longitude 143.10 °
Westernmost Longitude 145.10 °
Diameter 80.00 km
Center Latitude 10.30 °
Center Longitude 144.10 °
Northernmost Latitude 11.37 °
Southernmost Latitude 9.79 °
Easternmost Longitude 143.79 °
Westernmost Longitude 145.39 °
Diameter 67.04 km
Center Latitude 10.58 °
Center Longitude 144.59 °
Northernmost Latitude 11.41 °
Southernmost Latitude 9.84 °
Easternmost Longitude 143.87 °
Westernmost Longitude 145.47 °
Diameter 67.00 km
Center Latitude 10.62 °
Center Longitude 144.67 °
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
France
Quad H-08 [pdf]
Reference [59] - The New Encyclopaedia Britannica: Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc., Chicago, 1974, 1993.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1976
Origin Honore de; French novelist (1799-1850).
Last Updated Oct 07, 2016 2:13 PM

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