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

Nisus

Feature Name Nisus
Clean Name Nisus
Feature ID 14363
Target Dione
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Roman
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 Trojan companion of Aeneas, friend of Euryalus.
Last Updated Jun 04, 2008 12:47 PM