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

Heathcliff

Feature Name Heathcliff
Clean Name Heathcliff
Feature ID 2398
Target Eros
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
England
Quad -
Reference [59] - The New Encyclopaedia Britannica: Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc., Chicago, 1974, 1993.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 2003
Origin Tragic lover of Catherine in Emily Brontë's novel "Wuthering Heights" (England, 1847).
Last Updated Nov 17, 2008 3:58 PM