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


Feature Name Alfraganus
Clean Name Alfraganus
Feature ID 181
Target Moon
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Control Network
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Continent Asia
Group or Country
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Reference [89] - Dictionary of Scientific Biography, Charles Coulston Gillispie, editor in chief, vol. 9: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1981.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1935
Origin Al-Fargani, Abu'l-'Abbās Ahmad Ibn Muhammad Ibn Kathīr; Persian astronomer (unkn-c. 840).
Last Updated Oct 18, 2010 12:00 PM
Satellite Feature(s) Alfraganus K
Alfraganus M
Alfraganus A
Alfraganus C
Alfraganus D
Alfraganus E
Alfraganus F
Alfraganus G
Alfraganus H

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