Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Macula, maculae: Castalia Macula on Europa

Castalia Macula

Feature Name Castalia Macula
Clean Name Castalia Macula
Feature ID 1048
Target Europa
Feature Type Macula, maculae
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude -0.90 °
Southernmost Latitude -2.20 °
Easternmost Longitude 225.10 °
Westernmost Longitude 226.20 °
Diameter 35.00 km
Center Latitude -1.60 °
Center Longitude 225.70 °
Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad -
Reference [19] - The Greek Myths (2 vols.), by Robert Graves: Penguin Books Ltd., Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England, 1974.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 2003
Origin Greek; spring where Cadmus, brother of Europa, killed the dragon.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM