Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Catena, catenae: Pactolus Catena on Dione

Pactolus Catena

Feature Name Pactolus Catena
Clean Name Pactolus Catena
Feature ID 14374
Target Dione
Feature Type Catena, catenae
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude 14.47 °
Southernmost Latitude 2.21 °
Easternmost Longitude 320.64 °
Westernmost Longitude 334.57 °
Diameter 180.00 km
Center Latitude 8.79 °
Center Longitude 327.15 °
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 Lydian river said to carry gold dust after King Midas washed off his golden touch in its waters.
Last Updated May 23, 2008 10:42 AM