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


Feature Name Khare
Clean Name Khare
Feature ID 15844
Target Pluto
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network Pluto
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Continent Asia
Group or Country
Quad -
Reference [531] - American Astronomical Society obituary:
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date May 30, 2019
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).
Last Updated Jun 03, 2019 10:15 AM