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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Endymion K
Clean Name Endymion K
Feature ID 8950
Target Moon
Feature Type Satellite Feature


Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Northmost Latitude 51.29 °
Southmost Latitude 51.07 °
Eastmost Longitude 52.38 °
Westmost Longitude 52.03 °
Diameter 6.65 km
Center Latitude 51.18 °
Center Longitude 52.20 °
Northmost Latitude 51.28 °
Southmost Latitude 51.06 °
Eastmost Longitude 52.33 °
Westmost Longitude 51.99 °
Diameter 6.65 km
Center Latitude 51.17 °
Center Longitude 52.16 °
Northmost Latitude 51.30 °
Southmost Latitude 51.30 °
Eastmost Longitude 52.30 °
Westmost Longitude 52.30 °
Diameter 7.00 km
Center Latitude 51.30 °
Center Longitude 52.30 °
Quad LAC-14 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 2006
Continent Europe
Ethnicity Greek
Origin Greek mythological character.
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
Parent Feature Endymion

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