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


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
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Continent Asia
Group or Country
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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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