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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Witte Patera
Clean Name Witte Patera
Feature ID 14174
Target Venus
Feature Type Patera, paterae


Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -25.60 °
Southmost Latitude -26.00 °
Eastmost Longitude 247.90 °
Westmost Longitude 247.40 °
Diameter 35.00 km
Center Latitude -25.80 °
Center Longitude 247.65 °
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Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 2006
Continent Europe
Culture Germany
Origin Wilhelmine; German astronomer (1777-1854).
Reference [188] - Wilhelmine Wittes Präzisionsrelief des Mondes. Eine Pionierarbeit im Urteil der Wissenschaft, by Jürgen Blunck, in Beiträge zur Astronomiegeschichte, Bd.8, Frankfurt a.M. 2006, Acta Historica Astronomiae, vol.29, pp.150-180.
Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM

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