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


Feature Name Balanchine
Clean Name Balanchine
Feature ID 14955
Target Mercury
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 38.91 °
Southernmost Latitude 38.14 °
Easternmost Longitude 183.66 °
Westernmost Longitude 184.89 °
Diameter 40.90 km
Center Latitude 38.53 °
Center Longitude 184.28 °
Northernmost Latitude 38.90 °
Southernmost Latitude 38.03 °
Easternmost Longitude 183.91 °
Westernmost Longitude 185.06 °
Diameter 38.00 km
Center Latitude 38.47 °
Center Longitude 184.48 °
Continent North America
Group or Country
United States
Quad H-04 [pdf]
Reference [139] - International Who's Who 1992-93: Europa Publications Limited, London, 1992 (and other editions).
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Apr 24, 2012
Origin George (Giorgi Balanchivadze); American choreographer of Georgian-Russian origin (1904-1983).
Last Updated Oct 07, 2016 2:13 PM

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