Perrine

Lat: 42.5°N, Long: 127.8°W, Diam: 86 km, Depth: km, Rükl: (farside), pre-Nectarian
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Maps

(LAC zone 35A3) USGS Digital Atlas PDF

Description


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Perrine

Additional Information


Nomenclature

Charles Dillon Perrine (July 28, 1867–June 21, 1951) was an American-Argentine astronomer. He discovered two moons of Jupiter, today known as Himalia (in 1904) and Elara (in 1905). They were simply designated "Jupiter VI" and "Jupiter VII" and were not given their present names until 1975.

LROC Articles

Minty Fresh (a tiny ray-craterlet west of Perrine, east of Quetelet) (in the centre of the triangle Perrine-Quetelet-Thiel).

Bibliography


Charles D. Perrine in the Sourcebook Project (William R. Corliss)

In Mysterious Universe, a handbook of astronomical anomalies (1979) :
  • Page 67: The Closing of a Famous Astronomical Problem (W.W.Campbell, Popular Science Monthly, 1909). About the curious observations of the so-called intramercurial planet, which was called Vulcan.
  • Page 511: A Luminous Object seen on May 4, 1916 (C.D.Perrine, Astronomical Society of the Pacific - Publications, 1916).
  • Page 536: A Remarkable Coincidence (W.W.Campbell, Science, 1917). The case of a certain comet which was (or could have been) discovered by both Perrine and Lamp (independently).

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