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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Dhol Saxum

Basic Info

Feature Name Dhol Saxum
Clean Name Dhol Saxum
Feature ID 16161
Target Dimorphos
Feature Type Saxum, saxa


Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude
Southmost Latitude
Eastmost Longitude
Westmost Longitude
Diameter 0.01 km
Center Latitude 6.00 °
Center Longitude 193.00 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Jan 25, 2023
Continent Asia
Culture India
Origin Indian double-headed string-tensioned conical drum.
Reference [704] - Encyclopedia of Percussion, by John H. Beck, 2nd edition, Routledge Publishers, 2013. ISBN-10: ‎ 1138013072; ISBN-13: 978-1138013070
Updated Jan 26, 2023 12:20 AM

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