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

Bashō

Feature Name Bashō
Clean Name Basho
Feature ID 628
Target Mercury
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude -32.60 °
Southernmost Latitude -32.80 °
Easternmost Longitude 168.70 °
Westernmost Longitude 170.70 °
Diameter 80.00 km
Center Latitude -32.70 °
Center Longitude 169.70 °
Northernmost Latitude -31.55 °
Southernmost Latitude -33.30 °
Easternmost Longitude 169.40 °
Westernmost Longitude 171.48 °
Diameter 74.62 km
Center Latitude -32.43 °
Center Longitude 170.44 °
Northernmost Latitude -31.51 °
Southernmost Latitude -33.27 °
Easternmost Longitude 169.41 °
Westernmost Longitude 171.50 °
Diameter 75.00 km
Center Latitude -32.39 °
Center Longitude 170.45 °
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Continent Asia
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Japan
Quad H-12 [pdf]
Reference [80] - Lists of names for Mercury nomenclature, provided by David Morrison.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1979
Origin Matsuo; Japanese poet (1644-1694).
Last Updated Oct 07, 2016 2:19 PM

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