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

Abul Wáfa

Feature Name Abul Wáfa
Clean Name Abul Wafa
Feature ID 22
Target Moon
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 1.86 °
Southernmost Latitude 0.07 °
Easternmost Longitude 117.52 °
Westernmost Longitude 115.74 °
Diameter 54.18 km
Center Latitude 0.96 °
Center Longitude 116.63 °
Northernmost Latitude 1.91 °
Southernmost Latitude 0.12 °
Easternmost Longitude 117.55 °
Westernmost Longitude 115.76 °
Diameter 54.18 km
Center Latitude 1.01 °
Center Longitude 116.65 °
Northernmost Latitude 1.00 °
Southernmost Latitude 1.00 °
Easternmost Longitude 116.60 °
Westernmost Longitude 116.60 °
Diameter 55.00 km
Center Latitude 1.00 °
Center Longitude 116.60 °
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Continent Asia
Group or Country
Quad LAC-65 [pdf]
Reference [75] - Webster's Biographical Dictionary: G. and C. Merriam Company, Springfield, Mass., 1974 (and other editions).
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1970
Origin Abū al-Wafā al-Būzajāni; Persian mathematician, astronomer (940-998).
Last Updated Oct 18, 2010 12:00 PM
Satellite Feature(s) Abul Wáfa A
Abul Wáfa Q

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