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


Feature Name Karsh
Clean Name Karsh
Feature ID 15324
Target Mercury
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network MESSENGER Team
Northernmost Latitude -34.80 °
Southernmost Latitude -36.17 °
Easternmost Longitude 280.37 °
Westernmost Longitude 281.92 °
Diameter 58.00 km
Center Latitude -35.49 °
Center Longitude 281.15 °
Continent North America
Group or Country
Quad H-14 [pdf]
Reference [59] - The New Encyclopaedia Britannica: Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc., Chicago, 1974, 1993.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Apr 30, 2015
Origin Yousuf; Canadian portrait photographer of Armenian descent (1908-2002).
Last Updated Oct 11, 2016 2:20 PM

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