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


Feature Name Kulthum
Clean Name Kulthum
Feature ID 15322
Target Mercury
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network MESSENGER Team
Northernmost Latitude 51.09 °
Southernmost Latitude 50.35 °
Easternmost Longitude 265.90 °
Westernmost Longitude 267.04 °
Diameter 31.00 km
Center Latitude 50.72 °
Center Longitude 266.47 °
Continent Africa
Group or Country
Quad H-04 [pdf]
Reference [59] - The New Encyclopaedia Britannica: Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc., Chicago, 1974, 1993.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Apr 30, 2015
Origin Umm; Alternate spellings Kulthūm, Kalthoum, and Kalsoum; Egyptian singer (born between 1898 and 1904, died 1975).
Last Updated Oct 11, 2016 3:08 PM

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