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


Feature Name Huygens
Clean Name Huygens
Feature ID 2596
Target Mars
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System
Control Network
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Continent Europe
Group or Country
The Netherlands (Dutch)
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Reference [68] - World Who's Who in Science, edited by Allen G. Debus: Western Publishing Company, Hannibal, Mo., 1968: New York, 1973.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1973
Origin Christiaan; Dutch physicist-astronomer (1629-1695).
Last Updated Nov 17, 2010 9:58 AM

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