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

Tianjin

Feature Name Tianjin
Clean Name Tianjin
Feature ID 15784
Target Moon
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Control Network LOLA 2011
Northernmost Latitude -44.86 °
Southernmost Latitude -44.99 °
Easternmost Longitude 178.90 °
Westernmost Longitude 178.71 °
Diameter 3.90 km
Center Latitude -44.93 °
Center Longitude 178.81 °
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Continent Asia
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
China
Quad LAC-120 [pdf]
Reference [500] - The Chinese Sky During the Han: Constellating Stars and Society, by Xiaochun Sun and Jacob Kistemaker: Brill, 1997.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Feb 04, 2019
Origin Constellation name in the ancient Chinese star map; means “celestial ford” or “Galaxy’s ferry.”
Last Updated Feb 04, 2019 6:11 PM

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