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

Abu Nuwas

Feature Name Abu Nuwas
Clean Name Abu Nuwas
Feature ID 21
Target Mercury
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 17.50 °
Southernmost Latitude 17.30 °
Easternmost Longitude 18.90 °
Westernmost Longitude 21.90 °
Diameter 116.00 km
Center Latitude 17.40 °
Center Longitude 20.40 °
Northernmost Latitude 19.13 °
Southernmost Latitude 16.39 °
Easternmost Longitude 19.60 °
Westernmost Longitude 22.48 °
Diameter 116.76 km
Center Latitude 17.76 °
Center Longitude 21.04 °
Northernmost Latitude 19.00 °
Southernmost Latitude 16.26 °
Easternmost Longitude 19.75 °
Westernmost Longitude 22.63 °
Diameter 117.00 km
Center Latitude 17.63 °
Center Longitude 21.19 °
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Continent Asia
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Syria
Quad H-06 [pdf]
Reference [59] - The New Encyclopaedia Britannica: Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc., Chicago, 1974, 1993.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1976
Origin Arab poet (c. 1756-1810).
Last Updated Oct 07, 2016 12:08 PM

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