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
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Continent Europe
Group or Country
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