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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name C. Herschel
Clean Name C Herschel
Feature ID 950
Target Moon
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Northmost Latitude 34.71 °
Southmost Latitude 34.26 °
Eastmost Longitude -31.00 °
Westmost Longitude -31.55 °
Diameter 13.70 km
Center Latitude 34.48 °
Center Longitude -31.29 °
Northmost Latitude 34.68 °
Southmost Latitude 34.23 °
Eastmost Longitude -31.01 °
Westmost Longitude -31.56 °
Diameter 13.70 km
Center Latitude 34.46 °
Center Longitude -31.31 °
Northmost Latitude 34.50 °
Southmost Latitude 34.50 °
Eastmost Longitude -31.20 °
Westmost Longitude -31.20 °
Diameter 13.00 km
Center Latitude 34.50 °
Center Longitude -31.20 °
Quad LAC-24 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1935
Continent Europe
Ethnicity Great Britain
Origin Caroline Lucretia; British astronomer (1750-1848).
Reference [68] - World Who's Who in Science, edited by Allen G. Debus: Western Publishing Company, Hannibal, Mo., 1968: New York, 1973.
Updated Oct 18, 2010 12:00 PM
Satellite Feature(s) C. Herschel E
C. Herschel U
C. Herschel V
C. Herschel C

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