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

Kuiper

Feature Name Kuiper
Clean Name Kuiper
Feature ID 3140
Target Mercury
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network
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Continent North America
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
American
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Reference [59] - The New Encyclopaedia Britannica: Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc., Chicago, 1974, 1993.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1976
Origin Gerard P.; Dutch-American astronomer, member of original Mariner Venus-Mercury Imaging Team (1905-1973).
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