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

[Aningan]

Feature Name [Aningan]
Clean Name Aningan
Feature ID 6779
Target Callisto
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude 50.7 °
Southernmost Latitude 50.3 °
Easternmost Longitude 3.2 °
Westernmost Longitude 13.1 °
Diameter 287 km
Center Latitude 50.5 °
Center Longitude 8.2 °
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Continent North America
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Eskimo
Quad -
Reference [26] - North American Indian Mythology, by Cottie Burland: Paul Hamlyn Pub. Group Ltd., London, 1968.
Approval Status Dropped, disallowed
Approval Date 1979
Origin Moon god of Greenland Eskimos. The feature originally intended for this name does not exist, so this name has been dropped.
Last Updated Mar 1, 2007 1:57:52 PM