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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Tombaugh Regio
Clean Name Tombaugh Regio
Feature ID 15668
Target Pluto
Feature Type Regio, regiones


Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 49.61 °
Southmost Latitude -35.39 °
Eastmost Longitude 233.44 °
Westmost Longitude 139.05 °
Diameter 2300.00 km
Center Latitude 7.62 °
Center Longitude 183.22 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Aug 08, 2017
Continent North America
Ethnicity United States
Origin Clyde William; American astronomer, discoverer of Pluto (1906–1997).
Reference [59] - The New Encyclopaedia Britannica: Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc., Chicago, 1974, 1993.
Updated Sep 15, 2017 12:43 PM

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