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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature


Basic Info

Feature Name Balin
Clean Name Balin
Feature ID 577
Target Mimas
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 20.56 °
Southmost Latitude 9.51 °
Eastmost Longitude 78.33 °
Westmost Longitude 88.30 °
Diameter 35.00 km
Center Latitude 14.71 °
Center Longitude 82.51 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1982
Continent Europe
Culture Great Britain
Origin Knight of "matchless courage and virtue."
Reference [37] - Malory's Le Morte d'Arthur, by Keith Baines: Clarkson N. Potter, Inc., New York, 1962.
Updated Aug 14, 2008 1:25 PM

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