Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Crater, craters: Canthus on Phoebe


Feature Name Canthus
Clean Name Canthus
Feature ID 1007
Target Phoebe
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude -69.60 °
Southernmost Latitude -69.60 °
Easternmost Longitude 342.20 °
Westernmost Longitude 342.20 °
Diameter 44.00 km
Center Latitude -69.60 °
Center Longitude 342.20 °
Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad -
Reference [177] - The Argonautica, by Valerius Flaccus (with an English translation by J.H. Mozley): The Loeb Classical Library, Cambridge (Mass.), 1934.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 2006
Origin Argonaut, son of Kanethos or Cerion, the only member of the expedition to die in combat.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM