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


Feature Name Pirx
Clean Name Pirx
Feature ID 15740
Target Charon
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude 59.40 °
Southernmost Latitude 50.90 °
Easternmost Longitude 263.10 °
Westernmost Longitude 249.90 °
Diameter 90.00 km
Center Latitude 55.20 °
Center Longitude 256.30 °
Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad -
Reference [471] - Tales of Pirx the Pilot, by Stanislaw Lem: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1990.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Apr 11, 2018
Origin Spaceship pilot, the main character in a series of fictional stories by the Polish author Stanislaw Lem (1921–2006). He travelled between the Earth, Moon and Mars.
Last Updated Apr 11, 2018 3:20 PM

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