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International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Satellite Feature: Alhazen A on Moon

Alhazen A

Feature Name Alhazen A
Clean Name Alhazen A
Feature ID 7173
Target Moon
Feature Type Satellite Feature
Coordinate System Planetographic, +East, -180 - 180
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 16.43 °
Southernmost Latitude 15.90 °
Easternmost Longitude 74.58 °
Westernmost Longitude 74.03 °
Diameter 16.14 km
Center Latitude 16.17 °
Center Longitude 74.30 °
Northernmost Latitude 16.39 °
Southernmost Latitude 15.84 °
Easternmost Longitude 74.51 °
Westernmost Longitude 73.94 °
Diameter 16.65 km
Center Latitude 16.12 °
Center Longitude 74.22 °
Northernmost Latitude 16.20 °
Southernmost Latitude 16.20 °
Easternmost Longitude 74.30 °
Westernmost Longitude 74.30 °
Diameter 14.00 km
Center Latitude 16.20 °
Center Longitude 74.30 °
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Continent Asia
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Iraq
Quad LAC-45 [pdf]
Reference [66] - Named Lunar Formations, by Mary A. Blagg and K. Müller: Percy Lund, Humphries and Co. Ltd., London, 1935.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 2006
Origin Abū Ali Al-Hasan Ibn Al Haitham; Iraqi mathematician (987-1038).
Last Updated Oct 18, 2010 12:00 PM
Parent Feature Alhazen

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