Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Satellite Feature: Abel A on Moon

Abel A

Feature Name Abel A
Clean Name Abel A
Feature ID 7030
Target Moon
Feature Type Satellite Feature
Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude -35.86 °
Southernmost Latitude -36.77 °
Easternmost Longitude 86.37 °
Westernmost Longitude 85.23 °
Diameter 27.83 km
Center Latitude -36.31 °
Center Longitude 85.80 °
Northernmost Latitude -35.87 °
Southernmost Latitude -36.79 °
Easternmost Longitude 86.41 °
Westernmost Longitude 85.27 °
Diameter 27.83 km
Center Latitude -36.33 °
Center Longitude 85.84 °
Northernmost Latitude -36.60 °
Southernmost Latitude -36.60 °
Easternmost Longitude 86.00 °
Westernmost Longitude 86.00 °
Diameter 19.00 km
Center Latitude -36.60 °
Center Longitude 86.00 °
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Norway
Quad LAC-116 [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 2006
Origin Niels Henrik; Norwegian mathematician (1802-1829).
Last Updated Oct 18, 2010 12:00 PM
Parent Feature Abel

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