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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature


Basic Info

Feature Name Genji
Clean Name Genji
Feature ID 2140
Target Eros
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -19.50 °
Southmost Latitude -19.50 °
Eastmost Longitude 88.60 °
Westmost Longitude 88.60 °
Diameter 1.50 km
Center Latitude -19.50 °
Center Longitude 88.60 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 2003
Continent Asia
Ethnicity Japan
Origin Prince, lover of Fujitsubo in "The Tale of Genji" by Murasaki Sikibu (Japan, c.1000).
Reference [59] - The New Encyclopaedia Britannica: Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc., Chicago, 1974, 1993.
Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM

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