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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature


Basic Info

Feature Name Afon
Clean Name Afon
Feature ID 75
Target Ida
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -6.50 °
Southmost Latitude -6.50 °
Eastmost Longitude
Westmost Longitude
Diameter 0.80 km
Center Latitude -6.50 °
Center Longitude 0.00 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1994
Continent Europe
Culture Russia
Origin Cave in Russia.
Reference -
Updated Dec 30, 2008 2:26 PM
Additional Information Defines zero degrees longitude on Ida.

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