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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Hercules J
Clean Name Hercules J
Feature ID 9896
Target Moon
Feature Type Satellite Feature


Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Northmost Latitude 44.25 °
Southmost Latitude 43.99 °
Eastmost Longitude 36.62 °
Westmost Longitude 36.26 °
Diameter 7.86 km
Center Latitude 44.12 °
Center Longitude 36.44 °
Northmost Latitude 44.23 °
Southmost Latitude 43.97 °
Eastmost Longitude 36.59 °
Westmost Longitude 36.23 °
Diameter 7.86 km
Center Latitude 44.10 °
Center Longitude 36.41 °
Northmost Latitude 44.10 °
Southmost Latitude 44.10 °
Eastmost Longitude 36.40 °
Westmost Longitude 36.40 °
Diameter 8.00 km
Center Latitude 44.10 °
Center Longitude 36.40 °
Quad LAC-27 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 2006
Continent Europe
Culture Greek
Origin Latin spelling for Greek mythological hero Heracles.
Reference [93] - Funk and Wagnalls Standard Dictionary of Folklore, Mythology, and Legend, edited by Maria Leach: Harper and Row, Inc., New York, 1984.
Updated Oct 18, 2010 12:00 PM
Parent Feature Hercules

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