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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature


Basic Info

Feature Name Ajax
Clean Name Ajax
Feature ID 121
Target Tethys
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -24.20 °
Southmost Latitude -32.93 °
Eastmost Longitude 276.65 °
Westmost Longitude 287.18 °
Diameter 88.00 km
Center Latitude -28.41 °
Center Longitude 282.00 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1982
Continent Europe
Culture Greek
Origin Greek hero second only to Achilles.
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
Updated Jun 19, 2008 2:59 PM

PDF Maps of Tethys