Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Crater, craters: Ja’afar on Enceladus


Feature Name Ja’afar
Clean Name Ja afar
Feature ID 14608
Target Enceladus
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude 33.25 °
Southernmost Latitude 31.03 °
Easternmost Longitude 336.36 °
Westernmost Longitude 338.76 °
Diameter 10.15 km
Center Latitude 34.60 °
Center Longitude 337.56 °
Continent Asia
Group or Country
Quad -
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.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Nov 17, 2009
Origin Vizier of Harun al-Rashid in the tale "Nur al-Din Ali and the Damsel Anis al-Jalis."
Last Updated Aug 28, 2014 2:59 PM