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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature


Basic Info

Feature Name Circe
Clean Name Circe
Feature ID 1220
Target Tethys
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -8.20 °
Southmost Latitude -16.15 °
Eastmost Longitude 50.44 °
Westmost Longitude 58.57 °
Diameter 79.00 km
Center Latitude -12.60 °
Center Longitude 54.66 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1982
Continent Europe
Culture Greek
Origin Changed Odysseus' companions into swine.
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 May 15, 2010 2:36 PM

PDF Maps of Tethys