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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature


Basic Info

Feature Name Shirin
Clean Name Shirin
Feature ID 14240
Target Enceladus
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -1.20 °
Southmost Latitude -2.93 °
Eastmost Longitude 171.81 °
Westmost Longitude 173.83 °
Diameter 8.84 km
Center Latitude -2.27 °
Center Longitude 172.82 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Nov 07, 2006
Continent Asia
Culture Arabian
Origin Wife of King Khusrau in the tale "Khusrau and Shirin and the Fisherman."
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 12:47 PM

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