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

Widmannstätten

Feature Name Widmannstätten
Clean Name Widmannstatten
Feature ID 6540
Target Moon
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude -5.22 °
Southernmost Latitude -6.97 °
Easternmost Longitude 86.31 °
Westernmost Longitude 84.56 °
Diameter 52.88 km
Center Latitude -6.09 °
Center Longitude 85.43 °
Northernmost Latitude -5.24 °
Southernmost Latitude -6.99 °
Easternmost Longitude 86.31 °
Westernmost Longitude 84.56 °
Diameter 52.88 km
Center Latitude -6.11 °
Center Longitude 85.44 °
Northernmost Latitude -6.10 °
Southernmost Latitude -6.10 °
Easternmost Longitude 85.50 °
Westernmost Longitude 85.50 °
Diameter 46.00 km
Center Latitude -6.10 °
Center Longitude 85.50 °
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Germany
Quad LAC-81 [pdf]
Reference [89] - Dictionary of Scientific Biography, Charles Coulston Gillispie, editor in chief, vol. 9: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1981.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1973
Origin Aloys Joseph Beck Edler von; German physicist (1754-1849). (Spelling changed from Widmanstätten.)
Last Updated Oct 18, 2010 12:00 PM

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