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

Cai Lun

Feature Name Cai Lun
Clean Name Cai Lun
Feature ID 14749
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 [243] - Biographical Dictionary of the History of Technology, edited by Lance Day and Ian McNeil: Routledge, London, 1996.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Aug 02, 2010
Origin Chinese inventor (c. 57-121).
Last Updated Oct 18, 2010 12:00 PM

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