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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Dikhan
Clean Name Dikhan
Feature ID 15644
Target Ceres
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 83.00 °
Southmost Latitude 80.60 °
Eastmost Longitude 87.00 °
Westmost Longitude 68.90 °
Diameter 21.00 km
Center Latitude 81.80 °
Center Longitude 78.10 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Aug 11, 2017
Continent Asia
Culture Kazakhstan
Origin Dikhan baba; Kazakh preislamic deity of farming.
Reference [432] - Crop Farming and Its Peculiarities Agriculture and Its Features in Kazakh Diaspora in Central Asia, by B.K. Kalshabayeva, M.U. Shalekenov, and S. H. Shalginbaeva; Group-Global Publications, 2016.
Updated Aug 11, 2017 1:05 PM

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