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

Circe

Feature Name Circe
Clean Name Circe
Feature ID 1220
Target Tethys
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude -8.2 °
Southernmost Latitude -16.15 °
Easternmost Longitude 50.44 °
Westernmost Longitude 58.57 °
Diameter 79 km
Center Latitude -12.6 °
Center Longitude 54.66 °
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Greek
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 Changed Odysseus' companions into swine.
Last Updated May 15, 2010 2:36:54 PM