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

Al-Biruni

Feature Name Al-Biruni
Clean Name Al Biruni
Feature ID 146
Target Moon
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 17.90 °
Southernmost Latitude 17.90 °
Easternmost Longitude 92.50 °
Westernmost Longitude 92.50 °
Diameter 77.00 km
Center Latitude 17.90 °
Center Longitude 92.50 °
Northernmost Latitude 19.40 °
Southernmost Latitude 16.75 °
Easternmost Longitude 94.01 °
Westernmost Longitude 91.22 °
Diameter 80.41 km
Center Latitude 18.07 °
Center Longitude 92.62 °
Northernmost Latitude 19.34 °
Southernmost Latitude 16.83 °
Easternmost Longitude 93.82 °
Westernmost Longitude 91.17 °
Diameter 76.16 km
Center Latitude 18.08 °
Center Longitude 92.49 °
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Continent Asia
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Persian
Quad LAC-46 [pdf]
Reference [75] - Webster's Biographical Dictionary: G. and C. Merriam Company, Springfield, Mass., 1974 (and other editions).
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1970
Origin Abū ar-Rayhān Muhammad ibn Ahmad al-Birūnī; Persian astronomer, mathematician, geographer (973-1048).
Last Updated Oct 18, 2010 12:00 PM
Satellite Feature(s) Al-Biruni C

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