Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Crater, craters: Aida on Eros

Aida

Feature Name Aida
Clean Name Aida
Feature ID 104
Target Eros
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent Africa
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Ethiopia
Quad -
Reference [59] - The New Encyclopaedia Britannica: Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc., Chicago, 1974, 1993.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 2003
Origin Ethiopian slave, beloved of Egyptian officer Radames in Verdi's opera "Aida" (Italy, 1870).
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM