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

Catherine

Feature Name Catherine
Clean Name Catherine
Feature ID 1078
Target Eros
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
England
Quad -
Reference [59] - The New Encyclopaedia Britannica: Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc., Chicago, 1974, 1993.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 2003
Origin Tragic lover of Heathcliff in Emily Brontë's novel "Wuthering Heights" (England, 1847).
Last Updated Nov 17, 2008 3:58 PM