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

Majnoon

Feature Name Majnoon
Clean Name Majnoon
Feature ID 3599
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
Persian
Quad -
Reference [64] - Large Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd ed., 30 volumes: Sov. Entsikl., Moscow, 1969-1978 (in Russian).
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 2003
Origin Leylie's lover in "Leylie and Majnoon" poems by Jami and Navoi (Khorasan, 1480s).
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM