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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature


Basic Info

Feature Name Charax
Clean Name Charax
Feature ID 1147
Target Gaspra
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 8.60 °
Southmost Latitude 8.60 °
Eastmost Longitude 0.00 °
Westmost Longitude 0.00 °
Diameter 0.90 km
Center Latitude 8.60 °
Center Longitude 0.00 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1994
Continent Europe
Culture Roman
Origin Roman fortress in Gaspra, Crimea, Ukraine.
Reference [113] - Atlas of the Great Caves of the World, by P. Courbon, C. Chabert, P. Bosted, K. Lindsley: Cave Books, St. Louis, 1989.
Updated Jan 04, 2008 12:27 PM
Additional Information Defines zero degrees longitude on Gaspra.

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