Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock ( ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature


Basic Info

Feature Name Aida
Clean Name Aida
Feature ID 104
Target Eros
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 7.90 °
Southmost Latitude 7.90 °
Eastmost Longitude 130.50 °
Westmost Longitude 130.50 °
Diameter 1.60 km
Center Latitude 7.90 °
Center Longitude 130.50 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 2003
Continent Africa
Culture Ethiopia
Origin Ethiopian slave, beloved of Egyptian officer Radames in Verdi's opera "Aida" (Italy, 1870).
Reference [59] - The New Encyclopaedia Britannica: Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc., Chicago, 1974, 1993.
Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM

PDF Maps of Eros