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


Feature Name Shirin
Clean Name Shirin
Feature ID 14240
Target Enceladus
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude -1.20 °
Southernmost Latitude -2.93 °
Easternmost Longitude 171.81 °
Westernmost Longitude 173.83 °
Diameter 8.84 km
Center Latitude -2.27 °
Center Longitude 172.82 °
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 Wife of King Khusrau in the tale "Khusrau and Shirin and the Fisherman."
Last Updated Nov 06, 2014 12:47 PM