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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature


Basic Info

Feature Name Avtandil
Clean Name Avtandil
Feature ID 511
Target Eros
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -22.50 °
Southmost Latitude -22.50 °
Eastmost Longitude 233.10 °
Westmost Longitude 233.10 °
Diameter 1.20 km
Center Latitude -22.50 °
Center Longitude 233.10 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 2003
Continent Asia
Culture Georgia
Origin Lover of Tinatin in Shota Rustavely's novel "Knight in tiger-skin" (Georgia, 12th century).
Reference [64] - Large Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd ed., 30 volumes: Sov. Entsikl., Moscow, 1969-1978 (in Russian).
Updated Dec 30, 2008 2:26 PM

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