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

Don Quixote

Feature Name Don Quixote
Clean Name Don Quixote
Feature ID 1572
Target Eros
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad -
Reference [59] - The New Encyclopaedia Britannica: Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc., Chicago, 1974, 1993.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 2003
Origin Knight-errant, imagined Dulcinea as his lady-love in Cervantes' "Don Quixote" (Spain, 1605).
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM