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

Sharrkan

Feature Name Sharrkan
Clean Name Sharrkan
Feature ID 14223
Target Enceladus
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent Asia
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Arabian
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