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


Feature Name Cretheus
Clean Name Cretheus
Feature ID 14346
Target Dione
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude -41.93 °
Southernmost Latitude -44.81 °
Easternmost Longitude 86.61 °
Westernmost Longitude 90.62 °
Diameter 29.00 km
Center Latitude -43.35 °
Center Longitude 88.53 °
Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad -
Reference [44] - The Aeneid of Virgil, translated by Allen Mandelbaum: Bantam Books, Inc., New York, 1971.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Mar 17, 2008
Origin A Trojan warrior who took part in the defense of Aeneas’ camp against the Rutulians.
Last Updated Nov 17, 2008 3:50 PM