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


Feature Name Dorothy
Clean Name Dorothy
Feature ID 15738
Target Charon
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent North America
Group or Country
United States
Quad -
Reference [59] - The New Encyclopaedia Britannica: Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc., Chicago, 1974, 1993.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Apr 11, 2018
Origin American fictional character, protagonist of "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" and other children’s novels, small girl who visited the magical Land of Oz.
Last Updated Apr 11, 2018 2:58 PM