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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Brianchon
Clean Name Brianchon
Feature ID 875
Target Moon
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Northmost Latitude 77.03 °
Southmost Latitude 72.51 °
Eastmost Longitude -79.37 °
Westmost Longitude -96.58 °
Diameter 137.26 km
Center Latitude 74.75 °
Center Longitude -88.36 °
Northmost Latitude 76.99 °
Southmost Latitude 72.47 °
Eastmost Longitude -79.33 °
Westmost Longitude -96.49 °
Diameter 137.26 km
Center Latitude 74.71 °
Center Longitude -88.30 °
Northmost Latitude 75.00 °
Southmost Latitude 74.90 °
Eastmost Longitude -77.40 °
Westmost Longitude -94.90 °
Diameter 134.00 km
Center Latitude 75.00 °
Center Longitude -86.20 °
Quad LAC-9 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1964
Continent Europe
Ethnicity France
Origin Charles-Julien; French mathematician (1783-1864).
Reference [89] - Dictionary of Scientific Biography, Charles Coulston Gillispie, editor in chief, vol. 9: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1981.
Updated Oct 18, 2010 12:00 PM
Satellite Feature(s) Brianchon A
Brianchon B
Brianchon T

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