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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Don Quixote

Basic Info

Feature Name Don Quixote
Clean Name Don Quixote
Feature ID 1572
Target Eros
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -57.70 °
Southmost Latitude -57.70 °
Eastmost Longitude 250.80 °
Westmost Longitude 250.80 °
Diameter 0.90 km
Center Latitude -57.70 °
Center Longitude 250.80 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 2003
Continent Europe
Culture Spain
Origin Knight-errant, imagined Dulcinea as his lady-love in Cervantes' "Don Quixote" (Spain, 1605).
Reference [59] - The New Encyclopaedia Britannica: Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc., Chicago, 1974, 1993.
Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM

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