Vallis Krishna

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Vallis Krishna

Lat: 24.5°N, Long: 11.3°E, Length: 3 km, Depth: km, Rükl: 23

external image normal_Aratus-CA_AS15-M-0580_LTVT.JPG//AS15-M-0580// Vallis Krishna is part of the larger structure known as Aratus CA. The other IAU-named features in this view, are Vallis Christel, Rima Sung-Mei, Yoshi, Manuel and Dorsum Owen.


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Part of Aratus CA.


Indian male name.
  • According to NASA RP-1097, "Vallis Krishna" is a Minor Feature whose name was originally intended only for use in connection with Topophotomap 42A4/S2(on which it is plotted).
  • The name approved in IAU Transactions XVIIB (1979) was "Krishna". The IAU feature type was later changed from crater to vallis.
  • Aratus CA is called Krishna on chart 23 of Antonin Rukl's Atlas of the Moon.- DannyCaes May 26, 2010

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APOLLO OVER THE MOON; A VIEW FROM ORBIT, Chapter 7: Unusual Features (Part 1), Figure 223 (Aratus CA).