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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Capaneus Mensa
Clean Name Capaneus Mensa
Feature ID 1010
Target Io
Feature Type Mensa, mensae


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -12.18 °
Southmost Latitude -20.29 °
Eastmost Longitude 117.18 °
Westmost Longitude 124.73 °
Diameter 291.49 km
Center Latitude -16.46 °
Center Longitude 121.59 °
Northmost Latitude -12.32 °
Southmost Latitude -20.24 °
Eastmost Longitude 117.32 °
Westmost Longitude 124.69 °
Diameter 288.08 km
Center Latitude -16.82 °
Center Longitude 121.40 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 2000
Continent Europe
Ethnicity Italy
Origin The great blasphemer in Dante's "The Inferno."
Reference [156] - The Inferno, by Dante Alighieri: Mentor Books, New York, 1954.
Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM

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