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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Berosus
Clean Name Berosus
Feature ID 710
Target Moon
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Northmost Latitude 34.74 °
Southmost Latitude 32.25 °
Eastmost Longitude 71.48 °
Westmost Longitude 68.51 °
Diameter 75.24 km
Center Latitude 33.50 °
Center Longitude 69.99 °
Northmost Latitude 34.66 °
Southmost Latitude 32.18 °
Eastmost Longitude 71.42 °
Westmost Longitude 68.44 °
Diameter 75.24 km
Center Latitude 33.42 °
Center Longitude 69.93 °
Northmost Latitude 33.50 °
Southmost Latitude 33.50 °
Eastmost Longitude 69.90 °
Westmost Longitude 69.90 °
Diameter 74.00 km
Center Latitude 33.50 °
Center Longitude 69.90 °
Quad LAC-28 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1935
Continent Asia
Ethnicity Babylon
Origin Berosus the Chaldean; Babylonian astronomer (unkn-c. 250 B.C.).
Reference [66] - Named Lunar Formations, by Mary A. Blagg and K. Müller: Percy Lund, Humphries and Co. Ltd., London, 1935.
Updated Oct 18, 2010 12:00 PM
Satellite Feature(s) Berosus A
Berosus F
Berosus K

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