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International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Crater, craters: Burney on Pluto


Feature Name Burney
Clean Name Burney
Feature ID 15680
Target Pluto
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude 52.79 °
Southernmost Latitude 38.79 °
Easternmost Longitude 142.64 °
Westernmost Longitude 124.99 °
Diameter 296.00 km
Center Latitude 45.68 °
Center Longitude 133.79 °
Continent Europe
Group or Country
Great Britain
Quad -
Reference [59] - The New Encyclopaedia Britannica: Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc., Chicago, 1974, 1993.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Aug 08, 2017
Origin Venetia; British schoolgirl, who suggested in 1930 the name “Pluto” for Tombaugh’s newly discovered planet (1918–2009).
Last Updated Sep 15, 2017 11:16 AM

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