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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Khare
Clean Name Khare
Feature ID 15844
Target Pluto
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 29.05 °
Southmost Latitude 26.60 °
Eastmost Longitude 96.09 °
Westmost Longitude 93.08 °
Diameter 58.00 km
Center Latitude 27.85 °
Center Longitude 94.56 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date May 30, 2019
Continent Asia
Culture India
Origin Bishun; Indian-born American atmosphere chemistry scientist, investigated, in particular, tholins, the organic molecules that probably account for the darkest regions on Pluto (1933–2013).
Reference [531] - American Astronomical Society obituary:
Updated Jun 03, 2019 10:15 AM

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