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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature


Basic Info

Feature Name Bongo
Clean Name Bongo
Feature ID 16261
Target Dimorphos
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude
Southmost Latitude
Eastmost Longitude
Westmost Longitude
Diameter 0.00 km
Center Latitude 8.80 °
Center Longitude 254.20 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Nov 14, 2023
Continent North America
Culture Cuba
Origin Afro-Cuban; a pair of open bottomed drums played with both hands.
Reference [773] - Music: The Definitive Visual History: Dorling Kindersley, London, 2013. ISBN-10: ‎ 0744058341 ISBN-13: ‎ 978-0744058345
Updated Nov 14, 2023 10:06 PM

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