Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Planitia, planitiae: Aino Planitia on Venus

Aino Planitia

Feature Name Aino Planitia
Clean Name Aino Planitia
Feature ID 112
Target Venus
Feature Type Planitia, planitiae
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Finland
Quad v47 [pdf]
Reference [48] - Letter from G. H. Pettengill to Venus Task Group, April 27, 1977.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1982
Origin Finnish heroine who became water spirit.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM