Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Planitia, planitiae: Planitia Descensus on Moon

Planitia Descensus

Feature Name Planitia Descensus
Clean Name Planitia Descensus
Feature ID 4750
Target Moon
Feature Type Planitia, planitiae
Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Control Network
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Latin
Quad LAC-56 [pdf]
Reference -
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1970
Origin Luna 9 landing site ("plain of descent").
Last Updated Oct 18, 2010 12:00 PM