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

Genji

Feature Name Genji
Clean Name Genji
Feature ID 2140
Target Eros
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent Asia
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Japan
Quad -
Reference [59] - The New Encyclopaedia Britannica: Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc., Chicago, 1974, 1993.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 2003
Origin Prince, lover of Fujitsubo in "The Tale of Genji" by Murasaki Sikibu (Japan, c.1000).
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM