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

Cassandra

Feature Name Cassandra
Clean Name Cassandra
Feature ID 1042
Target Dione
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Roman
Quad -
Reference [44] - The Aeneid of Virgil, translated by Allen Mandelbaum: Bantam Books, Inc., New York, 1971.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1982
Origin Daughter of Priam; she could foretell the future.
Last Updated May 15, 2010 2:20 PM
Additional Information Name moved 3/17/2008 to a small, well-defined crater.