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

Nasreddin

Feature Name Nasreddin
Clean Name Nasreddin
Feature ID 15739
Target Charon
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent Asia
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Turkey
Quad -
Reference [470] - Trickster Tales: Forty Folk Stories from Around the World, retold by Josepha Sherman. August House Publishers, 1996.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Apr 11, 2018
Origin Hero of humorous folktales told throughout the Middle East, southern Europe and parts of Asia. Undertook numerous journeys with his donkey, upon which he is seated facing backwards. Supposed to be of a Turkish origin.
Last Updated Apr 11, 2018 3:12 PM