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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Al-Khwarizmi
Clean Name Al Khwarizmi
Feature ID 149
Target Moon
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Northmost Latitude 7.95 °
Southmost Latitude 6.09 °
Eastmost Longitude 107.94 °
Westmost Longitude 106.07 °
Diameter 56.25 km
Center Latitude 7.02 °
Center Longitude 107.01 °
Northmost Latitude 8.05 °
Southmost Latitude 6.12 °
Eastmost Longitude 108.10 °
Westmost Longitude 106.15 °
Diameter 58.55 km
Center Latitude 7.09 °
Center Longitude 107.12 °
Northmost Latitude 7.10 °
Southmost Latitude 7.10 °
Eastmost Longitude 106.40 °
Westmost Longitude 106.40 °
Diameter 65.00 km
Center Latitude 7.10 °
Center Longitude 106.40 °
Quad LAC-64 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1973
Continent Asia
Ethnicity Iraq
Origin Abū Ja'far Muhammad Ibn Mūsā; Iraqi mathematician (unkn-after 847).
Reference -
Updated Oct 18, 2010 12:00 PM
Satellite Feature(s) Al-Khwarizmi B
Al-Khwarizmi G
Al-Khwarizmi H
Al-Khwarizmi J
Al-Khwarizmi K
Al-Khwarizmi L
Al-Khwarizmi M
Al-Khwarizmi T

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