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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature


Basic Info

Feature Name Samad
Clean Name Samad
Feature ID 5288
Target Enceladus
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 61.19 °
Southmost Latitude 57.62 °
Eastmost Longitude -1.84 °
Westmost Longitude 4.29 °
Diameter 14.98 km
Center Latitude 61.69 °
Center Longitude 1.23 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1982
Continent Asia
Culture Arabian
Origin Shayk who guides Musa and Talib to the mountains in "The City of Brass".
Reference [52] - Alf Laylah Wa Laylah, The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, by Richard F. Burton: Larsen-Harper, Colo. Press, Denver, Colo., 1900.
Updated Aug 29, 2014 12:33 PM

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