Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Crater, craters: Al-Akhtal on Mercury

Al-Akhtal

Feature Name Al-Akhtal
Clean Name Al Akhtal
Feature ID 144
Target Mercury
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 59.80 °
Southernmost Latitude 58.70 °
Easternmost Longitude 95.00 °
Westernmost Longitude 99.10 °
Diameter 102.00 km
Center Latitude 59.20 °
Center Longitude 97.00 °
Northernmost Latitude 60.84 °
Southernmost Latitude 58.62 °
Easternmost Longitude 97.94 °
Westernmost Longitude 102.34 °
Diameter 94.29 km
Center Latitude 59.73 °
Center Longitude 100.14 °
Northernmost Latitude 60.60 °
Southernmost Latitude 58.17 °
Easternmost Longitude 97.32 °
Westernmost Longitude 102.09 °
Diameter 94.29 km
Center Latitude 59.38 °
Center Longitude 99.71 °
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Continent Asia
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Arabian
Quad H-03 [pdf]
Reference [59] - The New Encyclopaedia Britannica: Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc., Chicago, 1974, 1993.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1985
Origin Arab poet (c. 640-710).
Last Updated Mar 07, 2011 10:53 AM

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