Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Fossa, fossae: Cerberus Fossae on Mars

Cerberus Fossae

Feature Name Cerberus Fossae
Clean Name Cerberus Fossae
Feature ID 1109
Target Mars
Feature Type Fossa, fossae
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 16.02 °
Southernmost Latitude 6.08 °
Easternmost Longitude 182.50 °
Westernmost Longitude 154.30 °
Diameter 1630.00 km
Center Latitude 11.76 °
Center Longitude 171.20 °
Northernmost Latitude 16.02 °
Southernmost Latitude 6.08 °
Easternmost Longitude 177.50 °
Westernmost Longitude 205.70 °
Diameter 1630.00 km
Center Latitude 11.76 °
Center Longitude 188.80 °
Northernmost Latitude 16.16 °
Southernmost Latitude 6.23 °
Easternmost Longitude 174.72 °
Westernmost Longitude 154.43 °
Diameter 1235.00 km
Center Latitude 11.28 °
Center Longitude 166.37 °
Northernmost Latitude 16.16 °
Southernmost Latitude 6.23 °
Easternmost Longitude 185.28 °
Westernmost Longitude 205.57 °
Diameter 1235.00 km
Center Latitude 11.28 °
Center Longitude 193.63 °
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Greek
Quad mc15 [pdf]
Reference [57] - Map of albedo features of Mars, (plates 2-5), in La Planéte Mars, by E.M. Antoniadi: Librairie Scientifique, Hermann et Cie., Paris, 1930.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1997
Origin From albedo feature at 10n, 212W. Changed from Cerberus Rupes.
Last Updated Oct 11, 2007 8:20 AM
Additional Information Extent of this feature expanded 10/11/2007.

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