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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Calippus
Clean Name Calippus
Feature ID 972
Target Moon
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Northmost Latitude 39.46 °
Southmost Latitude 38.35 °
Eastmost Longitude 11.33 °
Westmost Longitude 10.06 °
Diameter 34.03 km
Center Latitude 38.92 °
Center Longitude 10.72 °
Northmost Latitude 39.43 °
Southmost Latitude 38.34 °
Eastmost Longitude 11.32 °
Westmost Longitude 10.05 °
Diameter 30.15 km
Center Latitude 38.94 °
Center Longitude 10.69 °
Northmost Latitude 38.90 °
Southmost Latitude 38.90 °
Eastmost Longitude 10.70 °
Westmost Longitude 10.70 °
Diameter 32.00 km
Center Latitude 38.90 °
Center Longitude 10.70 °
Quad LAC-26 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1935
Continent Europe
Ethnicity Greek
Origin Calippus of Cyzicus; Greek astronomer (c. 370 B.C.).
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) Calippus G
Calippus A
Calippus B
Calippus C
Calippus D
Calippus E
Calippus F
Additional Information Alternate spelling is Callippus.

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