Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Mensa, mensae: Capaneus Mensa on Io

Capaneus Mensa

Feature Name Capaneus Mensa
Clean Name Capaneus Mensa
Feature ID 1010
Target Io
Feature Type Mensa, mensae
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude -12.32 °
Southernmost Latitude -20.24 °
Easternmost Longitude 117.32 °
Westernmost Longitude 124.69 °
Diameter 288.08 km
Center Latitude -16.82 °
Center Longitude 121.40 °
Northernmost Latitude -12.18 °
Southernmost Latitude -20.29 °
Easternmost Longitude 117.18 °
Westernmost Longitude 124.73 °
Diameter 291.49 km
Center Latitude -16.46 °
Center Longitude 121.59 °
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Italy
Quad -
Reference [156] - The Inferno, by Dante Alighieri: Mentor Books, New York, 1954.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 2000
Origin The great blasphemer in Dante's "The Inferno."
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM