Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Landing site name: Statio Tianhe on Moon

Statio Tianhe

Feature Name Statio Tianhe
Clean Name Statio Tianhe
Feature ID 15781
Target Moon
Feature Type Landing site name
Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Control Network LOLA 2011
kml download Statio Tianhe.kml
Continent Asia
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
China
Quad LAC-119 [pdf]
Reference [498] - Encyclopedia of the History of the Science, Technology, and Medicine in Non-Western Cultures, by Helaine Selin: Springer Science & Business Media, 1997.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Feb 04, 2019
Origin Ancient Chinese name for the Milky Way, a sky river that separates Niulang and Zhinyu in the Chinese folk tale “The Cowherd and the Weaver Girl.”
Last Updated Feb 18, 2019 11:17 AM