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


Feature Name Elliot
Clean Name Elliot
Feature ID 15681
Target Pluto
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude 14.28 °
Southernmost Latitude 9.75 °
Easternmost Longitude 141.18 °
Westernmost Longitude 136.57 °
Diameter 96.00 km
Center Latitude 12.04 °
Center Longitude 138.86 °
Continent North America
Group or Country
United States
Quad -
Reference [439] - New York Times obituary, by Jascha Hoffman, published March 10, 2011 (
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Aug 08, 2017
Origin James; American astronomer, discoverer of the atmosphere of Pluto (1943–2011).
Last Updated Sep 11, 2017 1:16 PM

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