Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Crater, craters: Alekhin on Moon

Alekhin

Feature Name Alekhin
Clean Name Alekhin
Feature ID 174
Target Moon
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Control Network
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Soviet
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Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1970
Origin Nikolaj Pavlovich; Soviet rocket designer, engineer (1913-1964).
Last Updated Oct 18, 2010 12:00 PM
Satellite Feature(s) Alekhin E

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