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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Yerkes
Clean Name Yerkes
Feature ID 6658
Target Moon
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Northmost Latitude 15.18 °
Southmost Latitude 14.03 °
Eastmost Longitude 52.29 °
Westmost Longitude 51.10 °
Diameter 34.94 km
Center Latitude 14.60 °
Center Longitude 51.70 °
Northmost Latitude 15.16 °
Southmost Latitude 13.99 °
Eastmost Longitude 52.30 °
Westmost Longitude 51.09 °
Diameter 35.66 km
Center Latitude 14.57 °
Center Longitude 51.70 °
Northmost Latitude 14.60 °
Southmost Latitude 14.60 °
Eastmost Longitude 51.70 °
Westmost Longitude 51.70 °
Diameter 36.00 km
Center Latitude 14.60 °
Center Longitude 51.70 °
Quad LAC-62 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1935
Continent North America
Culture American
Origin Charles Tyson; American benefactor (1837-1905).
Reference [75] - Webster's Biographical Dictionary: G. and C. Merriam Company, Springfield, Mass., 1974 (and other editions).
Updated Oct 18, 2010 12:00 PM
Satellite Feature(s) Yerkes E

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