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


Feature Name Ajax
Clean Name Ajax
Feature ID 121
Target Tethys
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude -24.20 °
Southernmost Latitude -32.93 °
Easternmost Longitude 276.65 °
Westernmost Longitude 287.18 °
Diameter 88.00 km
Center Latitude -28.41 °
Center Longitude 282.00 °
Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad -
Reference [28] - The Odyssey, by Homer, translated by W. H. D. Rouse: Thomas Nelson and Sons, Ltd., Edinburgh, 1934. or 28b. The Odyssey of Homer, translated by Herbert Bates: Harper Brothers, New York, 1929
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1982
Origin Greek hero second only to Achilles.
Last Updated Jun 19, 2008 2:59 PM