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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Al-Jāhiz
Clean Name Al Jahiz
Feature ID 148
Target Mercury
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 1.20 °
Southmost Latitude 1.10 °
Eastmost Longitude 20.30 °
Westmost Longitude 22.60 °
Diameter 91.00 km
Center Latitude 1.20 °
Center Longitude 21.50 °
Northmost Latitude 2.33 °
Southmost Latitude 0.39 °
Eastmost Longitude 20.79 °
Westmost Longitude 22.74 °
Diameter 83.00 km
Center Latitude 1.36 °
Center Longitude 21.76 °
Northmost Latitude 2.40 °
Southmost Latitude 0.45 °
Eastmost Longitude 20.69 °
Westmost Longitude 22.63 °
Diameter 82.86 km
Center Latitude 1.42 °
Center Longitude 21.66 °
Quad H-06 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1976
Continent Asia
Culture Arabian
Origin Arab author (d. 869).
Reference [80] - Lists of names for Mercury nomenclature, provided by David Morrison.
Updated Oct 07, 2016 1:42 PM

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