Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Satellite Feature: Hercules B on Moon

Hercules B

Feature Name Hercules B
Clean Name Hercules B
Feature ID 9889
Target Moon
Feature Type Satellite Feature
Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 48.00 °
Southernmost Latitude 47.75 °
Easternmost Longitude 36.88 °
Westernmost Longitude 36.52 °
Diameter 7.38 km
Center Latitude 47.87 °
Center Longitude 36.70 °
Northernmost Latitude 47.96 °
Southernmost Latitude 47.72 °
Easternmost Longitude 36.86 °
Westernmost Longitude 36.50 °
Diameter 7.38 km
Center Latitude 47.84 °
Center Longitude 36.68 °
Northernmost Latitude 47.80 °
Southernmost Latitude 47.80 °
Easternmost Longitude 36.60 °
Westernmost Longitude 36.60 °
Diameter 9.00 km
Center Latitude 47.80 °
Center Longitude 36.60 °
Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad LAC-27 [pdf]
Reference [93] - Funk and Wagnalls Standard Dictionary of Folklore, Mythology, and Legend, edited by Maria Leach: Harper and Row, Inc., New York, 1984.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 2006
Origin Latin spelling for Greek mythological hero Heracles.
Last Updated Oct 18, 2010 12:00 PM
Parent Feature Hercules

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