Astronomy Answers: From the Astronomical Dictionary

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From the Astronomical Dictionary

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Selènè = [Greek] Moon; graphia = [Greek] description

Selenographic means it describes the Moon. The selenographic coordinate system has the lunar equator for base plane, and uses the longitude and latitude for coordinates.