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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Statio Tianchuan
Clean Name Statio Tianchuan
Feature ID 15994
Target Moon
Feature Type Statio


LOLA 2011
Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Northmost Latitude 43.06 °
Southmost Latitude 43.06 °
Eastmost Longitude -51.92 °
Westmost Longitude -51.92 °
Diameter 0.04 km
Center Latitude 43.06 °
Center Longitude -51.92 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date May 19, 2021
Continent Asia
Ethnicity China
Origin Chinese constellation name, which means ship sailing in the Milky Way; Chang’e-5 landing site.
Reference [621] - Origins of Chinese Science and Technology, compiled by Asiapac Editorial: ASIAPAC BOOKS PTE LTD, SINGAPORE, 2004.
Updated Apr 08, 2024 8:00 PM

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