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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Tianjin
Clean Name Tianjin
Feature ID 15784
Target Moon
Feature Type Crater, craters


LOLA 2011
Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Northmost Latitude -44.86 °
Southmost Latitude -44.99 °
Eastmost Longitude 178.90 °
Westmost Longitude 178.71 °
Diameter 3.90 km
Center Latitude -44.93 °
Center Longitude 178.81 °
Quad LAC-120 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Feb 04, 2019
Continent Asia
Culture China
Origin Constellation name in the ancient Chinese star map; means “celestial ford” or “Galaxy’s ferry.”
Reference [500] - The Chinese Sky During the Han: Constellating Stars and Society, by Xiaochun Sun and Jacob Kistemaker: Brill, 1997.
Updated Feb 04, 2019 6:11 PM

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