Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Crater, craters: Boccaccio on Mercury

Boccaccio

Feature Name Boccaccio
Clean Name Boccaccio
Feature ID 788
Target Mercury
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude -80.60 °
Southernmost Latitude -80.80 °
Easternmost Longitude 19.20 °
Westernmost Longitude 40.50 °
Diameter 142.00 km
Center Latitude -80.70 °
Center Longitude 29.80 °
Northernmost Latitude -79.33 °
Southernmost Latitude -82.65 °
Easternmost Longitude 12.36 °
Westernmost Longitude 33.66 °
Diameter 151.95 km
Center Latitude -80.99 °
Center Longitude 23.01 °
Northernmost Latitude -79.05 °
Southernmost Latitude -82.62 °
Easternmost Longitude 11.98 °
Westernmost Longitude 34.51 °
Diameter 151.95 km
Center Latitude -80.83 °
Center Longitude 23.24 °
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Italy
Quad H-15 [pdf]
Reference [59] - The New Encyclopaedia Britannica: Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc., Chicago, 1974, 1993.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1976
Origin Giovanni; Italian poet and novelist (1313-1375).
Last Updated Mar 07, 2011 10:53 AM

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