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


Feature Name Sharrkan
Clean Name Sharrkan
Feature ID 14223
Target Enceladus
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude 15.46 °
Southernmost Latitude 14.59 °
Easternmost Longitude 301.40 °
Westernmost Longitude 302.42 °
Diameter 4.30 km
Center Latitude 16.42 °
Center Longitude 301.91 °
Continent Asia
Group or Country
Quad -
Reference [52] - Alf Laylah Wa Laylah, The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, by Richard F. Burton: Larsen-Harper, Colo. Press, Denver, Colo., 1900.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Nov 07, 2006
Origin Son of the great King Omar in "The Tale of King Omar and his Sons."
Last Updated Nov 06, 2014 12:44 PM