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


Feature Name Cora
Clean Name Cora
Feature ID 15927
Target Charon
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network Charon
Northernmost Latitude 17.54 °
Southernmost Latitude 16.70 °
Easternmost Longitude 352.15 °
Westernmost Longitude 351.27 °
Diameter 9.00 km
Center Latitude 17.09 °
Center Longitude 351.72 °
Continent North America
Group or Country
United States
Quad -
Reference [582] - The Underground Railroad, by Colson Whitehead: Anchor Books, New York, 2016.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Aug 05, 2020
Origin Protagonist in the fiction novel The Underground Railroad, by US author Colson Whitehead (2016). She was a slave who undertook a long journey to freedom in the North through the network of routes and safe houses for fugitive southern slaves, depicted as an actual railroad.
Last Updated Aug 10, 2020 8:55 PM

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