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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Nightingale Corona
Clean Name Nightingale Corona
Feature ID 4262
Target Venus
Feature Type Corona, coronae


Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 63.70 °
Southmost Latitude 63.50 °
Eastmost Longitude 133.60 °
Westmost Longitude 125.40 °
Diameter 471.00 km
Center Latitude 63.60 °
Center Longitude 129.50 °
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Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1985
Continent Europe
Culture Great Britain
Origin Florence; English nurse (1820-1910).
Reference [59] - The New Encyclopaedia Britannica: Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc., Chicago, 1974, 1993.
Updated Jul 10, 2014 10:12 AM
Additional Information Changed from Nightingale as crater name.

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