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Planetary Names: Dorsum, dorsa: McCaffrey Dorsum on Charon

McCaffrey Dorsum

Feature Name McCaffrey Dorsum
Clean Name McCaffrey Dorsum
Feature ID 15928
Target Charon
Feature Type Dorsum, dorsa
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network Charon
Northernmost Latitude 77.80 °
Southernmost Latitude 64.91 °
Easternmost Longitude 20.30 °
Westernmost Longitude 209.48 °
Diameter 420.00 km
Center Latitude 74.28 °
Center Longitude 294.89 °
Continent North America
Group or Country
United States
Quad -
Reference [583] - Encyclopedia Britannica,
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Aug 05, 2020
Origin Anne; US-Irish author of science fiction novels, including the Dragonriders of Pern series, which recounts the human colonization of the fictional planet Pern (1926-2011).
Last Updated Aug 12, 2020 6:25 PM

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