Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Patera, paterae: Cherskaya Patera on Venus

Cherskaya Patera

Feature Name Cherskaya Patera
Clean Name Cherskaya Patera
Feature ID 1174
Target Venus
Feature Type Patera, paterae
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Russia
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Reference [64] - Large Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd ed., 30 volumes: Sov. Entsikl., Moscow, 1969-1978 (in Russian).
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 2003
Origin Mavra Pavlovna; Russian explorer of E. Siberia, wife of Ivan Chersky (c. 1850 - c. 1900).
Last Updated Dec 30, 2008 2:26 PM