Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Crater, craters: Balin on Mimas

Balin

Feature Name Balin
Clean Name Balin
Feature ID 577
Target Mimas
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Great Britain
Quad -
Reference [37] - Malory's Le Morte d'Arthur, by Keith Baines: Clarkson N. Potter, Inc., New York, 1962.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1982
Origin Knight of "matchless courage and virtue."
Last Updated Aug 14, 2008 1:25 PM