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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Po Ya
Clean Name Po Ya
Feature ID 4768
Target Mercury
Feature Type Crater, craters

Location


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -45.80 °
Southmost Latitude -46.60 °
Eastmost Longitude 18.60 °
Westmost Longitude 21.80 °
Diameter 103.00 km
Center Latitude -46.20 °
Center Longitude 20.20 °
Northmost Latitude -44.79 °
Southmost Latitude -47.17 °
Eastmost Longitude 18.36 °
Westmost Longitude 21.77 °
Diameter 101.00 km
Center Latitude -45.98 °
Center Longitude 20.06 °
Northmost Latitude -44.73 °
Southmost Latitude -47.10 °
Eastmost Longitude 18.47 °
Westmost Longitude 21.88 °
Diameter 101.00 km
Center Latitude -45.92 °
Center Longitude 20.17 °
Quad H-11 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1976
Continent -
Culture -
Origin Bo Ya; Chinese musician (a guqin player) from the Spring and Autumn Period (5th-8th centuries B.C.).
Reference [769] - The Music of China, by Bliss Wiant. Chung Chi Publications, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 1965. P. 147.
Updated Oct 24, 2023 6:41 PM
Additional Information Origin updated on October 24, 2023 to specify individual.

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