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

Charax

Feature Name Charax
Clean Name Charax
Feature ID 1147
Target Gaspra
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude 8.60 °
Southernmost Latitude 8.60 °
Easternmost Longitude 0.00 °
Westernmost Longitude 0.00 °
Diameter 0.90 km
Center Latitude 8.60 °
Center Longitude 0.00 °
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Roman
Quad -
Reference [113] - Atlas of the Great Caves of the World, by P. Courbon, C. Chabert, P. Bosted, K. Lindsley: Cave Books, St. Louis, 1989.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1994
Origin Roman fortress in Gaspra, Crimea, Ukraine.
Last Updated Jan 04, 2008 12:27 PM
Additional Information Defines zero degrees longitude on Gaspra.