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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Zernike
Clean Name Zernike
Feature ID 6724
Target Moon
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Northmost Latitude 19.17 °
Southmost Latitude 17.50 °
Eastmost Longitude 169.28 °
Westmost Longitude 167.52 °
Diameter 50.68 km
Center Latitude 18.34 °
Center Longitude 168.40 °
Northmost Latitude 19.08 °
Southmost Latitude 17.45 °
Eastmost Longitude 169.10 °
Westmost Longitude 167.38 °
Diameter 49.46 km
Center Latitude 18.27 °
Center Longitude 168.24 °
Northmost Latitude 18.40 °
Southmost Latitude 18.40 °
Eastmost Longitude 168.20 °
Westmost Longitude 168.20 °
Diameter 48.00 km
Center Latitude 18.40 °
Center Longitude 168.20 °
Quad LAC-49 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1970
Continent Europe
Ethnicity The Netherlands (Dutch)
Origin Frits; Dutch physicist; Nobel laureate (1888-1966).
Reference -
Updated Oct 18, 2010 12:00 PM
Satellite Feature(s) Zernike T
Zernike Z
Zernike W

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