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

Van der Waals

Feature Name Van der Waals
Clean Name Van der Waals
Feature ID 6308
Target Moon
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude -41.69 °
Southernmost Latitude -45.43 °
Easternmost Longitude 122.56 °
Westernmost Longitude 117.40 °
Diameter 113.37 km
Center Latitude -43.56 °
Center Longitude 119.98 °
Northernmost Latitude -42.10 °
Southernmost Latitude -45.94 °
Easternmost Longitude 122.71 °
Westernmost Longitude 117.36 °
Diameter 116.44 km
Center Latitude -44.02 °
Center Longitude 120.04 °
Northernmost Latitude -43.80 °
Southernmost Latitude -44.00 °
Easternmost Longitude 122.40 °
Westernmost Longitude 117.30 °
Diameter 104.00 km
Center Latitude -43.90 °
Center Longitude 119.90 °
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
The Netherlands (Dutch)
Quad LAC-117 [pdf]
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 1970
Origin Johannes Diderik; Dutch physicist; Nobel laureate (1837-1923).
Last Updated Oct 18, 2010 12:00 PM
Satellite Feature(s) Van der Waals B
Van der Waals C
Van der Waals H
Van der Waals K
Van der Waals W

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