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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature


Basic Info

Feature Name Abans
Clean Name Abans
Feature ID 7
Target Ariel
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -15.40 °
Southmost Latitude -15.70 °
Eastmost Longitude 252.30 °
Westmost Longitude 250.20 °
Diameter 20.00 km
Center Latitude -15.50 °
Center Longitude 251.30 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1988
Continent Asia
Culture Persian
Origin Spirit of the iron mines.
Reference [83] - Dictionary of Mythology, Folklore, and Symbols (in 3 vols.), by Gertrude Jobes: Scarecrow Press, Inc., New York, 1962.
Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM