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

Hafiz

Feature Name Hafiz
Clean Name Hafiz
Feature ID 15245
Target Mercury
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network MESSENGER Team
Northernmost Latitude 22.57 °
Southernmost Latitude 16.44 °
Easternmost Longitude 276.97 °
Westernmost Longitude 283.92 °
Diameter 280.00 km
Center Latitude 19.50 °
Center Longitude 280.44 °
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Continent Asia
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Persian
Quad H-09 [pdf]
Reference [334] - The Gift, poems by Hafiz the great Sufi master, translated by Daniel Ladinsky: Penguin, New York, 1999.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Jun 23, 2014
Origin Hafiz (or Hafez) of Shiraz, Shams-ud-din Muhammad; Persian poet (c. 1320-1389).
Last Updated Oct 11, 2016 1:06 PM

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