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

Challis

Feature Name Challis
Clean Name Challis
Feature ID 1126
Target Moon
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Control Network
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Great Britain
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Reference [66] - Named Lunar Formations, by Mary A. Blagg and K. M├╝ller: Percy Lund, Humphries and Co. Ltd., London, 1935.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1935
Origin James; British astronomer, mathematician, physicist (1803-1882).
Last Updated Dec 10, 2012 1:40 PM
Satellite Feature(s) Challis A

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