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Chang'e-4's moon landing site named

(China Daily)    15:17, February 15, 2019

(Photo: China Plus)

China has named five places on the moon, with the landing spot for the Chang'e 4 called Statio Tianhe.

Together with four nearby impact craters, the name was approved by the International Astronomical Union (IAU). The four craters were given the names Zhinyu, Hegu, Tianjin and Mount Tai.

Image shows Zhinyu, one of the three small craters that form a triangle around Chang'e-4's landing site. [Photo: China Plus]

Image shows Mons Tai, which is 46 kilometers to the northwest of the Chang'e-4 landing site. [Photo: China Plus]


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