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

Hercules D

Feature Name Hercules D
Clean Name Hercules D
Feature ID 9891
Target Moon
Feature Type Satellite Feature
Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 44.92 °
Southernmost Latitude 44.66 °
Easternmost Longitude 39.91 °
Westernmost Longitude 39.55 °
Diameter 7.96 km
Center Latitude 44.79 °
Center Longitude 39.73 °
Northernmost Latitude 44.90 °
Southernmost Latitude 44.64 °
Easternmost Longitude 39.88 °
Westernmost Longitude 39.51 °
Diameter 7.96 km
Center Latitude 44.77 °
Center Longitude 39.69 °
Northernmost Latitude 44.80 °
Southernmost Latitude 44.80 °
Easternmost Longitude 39.70 °
Westernmost Longitude 39.70 °
Diameter 8.00 km
Center Latitude 44.80 °
Center Longitude 39.70 °
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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