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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature


Basic Info

Feature Name Mezentius
Clean Name Mezentius
Feature ID 14361
Target Dione
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 21.88 °
Southmost Latitude 16.72 °
Eastmost Longitude 180.36 °
Westmost Longitude 185.74 °
Diameter 51.00 km
Center Latitude 19.16 °
Center Longitude 183.00 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Mar 17, 2008
Continent Europe
Culture Roman
Origin Etruscan king, ally of Turnus, father of Lausus.
Reference [44] - The Aeneid of Virgil, translated by Allen Mandelbaum: Bantam Books, Inc., New York, 1971.
Updated Jun 04, 2008 12:45 PM

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