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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Byrd
Clean Name Byrd
Feature ID 941
Target Moon
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Northmost Latitude 87.01 °
Southmost Latitude 83.85 °
Eastmost Longitude 28.85 °
Westmost Longitude -7.42 °
Diameter 97.49 km
Center Latitude 85.43 °
Center Longitude 10.07 °
Northmost Latitude 85.30 °
Southmost Latitude 85.30 °
Eastmost Longitude 9.80 °
Westmost Longitude 9.80 °
Diameter 93.00 km
Center Latitude 85.30 °
Center Longitude 9.80 °
Northmost Latitude 86.96 °
Southmost Latitude 83.93 °
Eastmost Longitude 0.00 °
Westmost Longitude 0.00 °
Diameter 91.92 km
Center Latitude 85.38 °
Center Longitude 12.05 °
Quad LAC-1 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1964
Continent North America
Ethnicity American
Origin Richard Edwin; American explorer, aviator, navigator (1888-1957).
Reference [75] - Webster's Biographical Dictionary: G. and C. Merriam Company, Springfield, Mass., 1974 (and other editions).
Updated Oct 18, 2010 12:00 PM
Satellite Feature(s) Byrd C
Byrd D

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