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International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Satellite Feature: Aratus CA on Moon

Aratus CA

Feature Name Aratus CA
Clean Name Aratus CA
Feature ID 7329
Target Moon
Feature Type Satellite Feature
Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 24.58 °
Southernmost Latitude 24.46 °
Easternmost Longitude 11.29 °
Westernmost Longitude 11.06 °
Diameter 6.75 km
Center Latitude 24.52 °
Center Longitude 11.17 °
Northernmost Latitude 24.59 °
Southernmost Latitude 24.52 °
Easternmost Longitude 11.22 °
Westernmost Longitude 11.14 °
Diameter 2.08 km
Center Latitude 24.56 °
Center Longitude 11.18 °
Northernmost Latitude 24.50 °
Southernmost Latitude 24.50 °
Easternmost Longitude 11.20 °
Westernmost Longitude 11.20 °
Diameter 7.00 km
Center Latitude 24.50 °
Center Longitude 11.20 °
Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad LAC-42 [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 Aratus of Soli; Greek astronomer (c. 310-240/239 B.C.).
Last Updated Oct 26, 2010 7:43 AM
Parent Feature Aratus
Additional Information Labeled Lorca on some LTO charts.

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