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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Finsen Dorsum

Basic Info

Feature Name Finsen Dorsum
Clean Name Finsen Dorsum
Feature ID 1960
Target Eros
Feature Type Dorsum, dorsa


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -48.00 °
Southmost Latitude -48.00 °
Eastmost Longitude 350.00 °
Westmost Longitude 350.00 °
Diameter 0.00 km
Center Latitude -48.00 °
Center Longitude 350.00 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 2003
Continent Africa
Culture South Africa
Origin William S.; South African astronomer, detected Eros' elongated shape (1905-1979).
Reference [168] - Sky and Telescope, New Track Media LLC, Cambridge, MA.
Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM

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