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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature


Basic Info

Feature Name Falstaff
Clean Name Falstaff
Feature ID 1905
Target Oberon
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -21.60 °
Southmost Latitude -22.50 °
Eastmost Longitude 23.70 °
Westmost Longitude 14.30 °
Diameter 124.00 km
Center Latitude -22.10 °
Center Longitude 19.00 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1988
Continent Europe
Culture Great Britain
Origin Shakespearean character in "Merry Wives of Windsor."
Reference [85] - The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Illustrated: Avenel Books, a division of Crown Publishers, Inc., New York, 1975.
Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM