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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Zi Wei
Clean Name Zi Wei
Feature ID 15412
Target Moon
Feature Type Crater, craters


LOLA 2011
Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Northmost Latitude 44.13 °
Southmost Latitude 44.11 °
Eastmost Longitude -19.51 °
Westmost Longitude -19.53 °
Diameter 0.42 km
Center Latitude 44.12 °
Center Longitude -19.52 °
Quad LAC-24 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Oct 05, 2015
Continent Asia
Culture China
Origin One of three enclosures in Chinese ancient star map.
Reference [374] - Biographical Dictionary of Chinese Women: V. 1: The Qing Period, 1644-1911, by Lily Xiao Hong Lee, Clara Lau, A. D. Stefanowska: Routledge, 2015.
Updated Oct 05, 2015 10:29 AM

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