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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Kwanzaa Tholus
Clean Name Kwanzaa Tholus
Feature ID 15501
Target Ceres
Feature Type Tholus, tholi


Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 34.90 °
Southmost Latitude 29.61 °
Eastmost Longitude 330.32 °
Westmost Longitude 323.34 °
Diameter 48.00 km
Center Latitude 32.06 °
Center Longitude 326.68 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Aug 22, 2016
Continent North America
Culture United States
Origin African-American festival ("First Fruits") based on ancient African harvest festivals (from December 26 to January 1).
Reference [403] - Harvest Celebrations, by Clare Chandler: The Millbrook Press, Brookfield, Connecticut, 1997.
Updated Aug 22, 2016 3:54 PM

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