Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Patera, paterae: Tvashtar Paterae on Io

Tvashtar Paterae

Feature Name Tvashtar Paterae
Clean Name Tvashtar Paterae
Feature ID 14131
Target Io
Feature Type Patera, paterae
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 66.14 °
Southernmost Latitude 58.68 °
Easternmost Longitude 115.81 °
Westernmost Longitude 131.82 °
Diameter 306.19 km
Center Latitude 62.76 °
Center Longitude 123.53 °
Northernmost Latitude 66.99 °
Southernmost Latitude 58.65 °
Easternmost Longitude 115.93 °
Westernmost Longitude 131.75 °
Diameter 305.00 km
Center Latitude 62.76 °
Center Longitude 123.53 °
Continent Asia
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
India
Quad -
Reference [1] - Larousse Encyclopedia of Mythology, translated by R. Aldington and D. Ames: Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd., New York, 1976.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 2000
Origin Indian sun god and smith who forged the thunderbolt of the thunder god Indra.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM

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