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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Shen Kuo
Clean Name Shen Kuo
Feature ID 15991
Target Moon
Feature Type Crater, craters


LOLA 2011
Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Northmost Latitude 44.01 °
Southmost Latitude 43.98 °
Eastmost Longitude -49.38 °
Westmost Longitude -49.43 °
Diameter 0.90 km
Center Latitude 44.00 °
Center Longitude -49.41 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date May 19, 2021
Continent Asia
Culture China
Origin Chinese astronomer, mathematician during the Song Dynasty (1031-1095).
Reference [621] - Origins of Chinese Science and Technology, compiled by Asiapac Editorial: ASIAPAC BOOKS PTE LTD, SINGAPORE, 2004.
Updated May 19, 2021 8:29 PM

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