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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Statio Tianhe
Clean Name Statio Tianhe
Feature ID 15781
Target Moon
Feature Type Statio


LOLA 2011
Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Northmost Latitude -45.45 °
Southmost Latitude -45.45 °
Eastmost Longitude 177.60 °
Westmost Longitude 177.60 °
Diameter 0.01 km
Center Latitude -45.45 °
Center Longitude 177.60 °
Quad LAC-119 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Feb 04, 2019
Continent Asia
Culture China
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"; Chang’e-4 landing site.
Reference [498] - Encyclopedia of the History of the Science, Technology, and Medicine in Non-Western Cultures, by Helaine Selin: Springer Science & Business Media, 1997.
Updated Apr 08, 2024 8:01 PM

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