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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Tvashtar Paterae
Clean Name Tvashtar Paterae
Feature ID 14131
Target Io
Feature Type Patera, paterae


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 66.14 °
Southmost Latitude 58.68 °
Eastmost Longitude 115.81 °
Westmost Longitude 131.82 °
Diameter 306.19 km
Center Latitude 62.76 °
Center Longitude 123.53 °
Northmost Latitude 66.99 °
Southmost Latitude 58.65 °
Eastmost Longitude 115.93 °
Westmost Longitude 131.75 °
Diameter 305.00 km
Center Latitude 62.76 °
Center Longitude 123.53 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 2000
Continent Asia
Culture India
Origin Indian sun god and smith who forged the thunderbolt of the thunder god Indra.
Reference [1] - Larousse Encyclopedia of Mythology, translated by R. Aldington and D. Ames: Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd., New York, 1976.
Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM

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