Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Patera, paterae: Chaac Patera on Io

Chaac Patera

Feature Name Chaac Patera
Clean Name Chaac Patera
Feature ID 1116
Target Io
Feature Type Patera, paterae
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 13.19 °
Southernmost Latitude 10.43 °
Easternmost Longitude 156.48 °
Westernmost Longitude 158.52 °
Diameter 95.88 km
Center Latitude 11.88 °
Center Longitude 157.44 °
Northernmost Latitude 13.24 °
Southernmost Latitude 10.45 °
Easternmost Longitude 156.46 °
Westernmost Longitude 158.56 °
Diameter 95.55 km
Center Latitude 11.96 °
Center Longitude 157.44 °
Continent South and Central America
Group or Country
Quad -
Reference [83] - Dictionary of Mythology, Folklore, and Symbols (in 3 vols.), by Gertrude Jobes: Scarecrow Press, Inc., New York, 1962.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 2000
Origin Mayan thunder and rain god.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM

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