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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature


Basic Info

Feature Name Hisham
Clean Name Hisham
Feature ID 14606
Target Enceladus
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 48.04 °
Southmost Latitude 43.15 °
Eastmost Longitude 276.89 °
Westmost Longitude 283.92 °
Diameter 21.40 km
Center Latitude 48.25 °
Center Longitude 280.41 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Nov 17, 2009
Continent Asia
Culture Arabian
Origin Caliph in the tale "The Caliph Hisham and the Arab Youth."
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 Aug 28, 2014 2:37 PM

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