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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature


Basic Info

Feature Name Sharrkan
Clean Name Sharrkan
Feature ID 14223
Target Enceladus
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 15.46 °
Southmost Latitude 14.59 °
Eastmost Longitude 301.40 °
Westmost Longitude 302.42 °
Diameter 4.30 km
Center Latitude 16.42 °
Center Longitude 301.91 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Nov 07, 2006
Continent Asia
Culture Arabian
Origin Son of the great King Omar in "The Tale of King Omar and his Sons."
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.
Updated Nov 06, 2014 12:44 PM

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