Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Fossa, fossae: Petelia Fossae on Dione

Petelia Fossae

Feature Name Petelia Fossae
Clean Name Petelia Fossae
Feature ID 14383
Target Dione
Feature Type Fossa, fossae
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude 4.00 °
Southernmost Latitude -16.90 °
Easternmost Longitude 76.70 °
Westernmost Longitude 89.15 °
Diameter 225.00 km
Center Latitude -8.16 °
Center Longitude 82.43 °
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 Town of Lucania in southern Italy, founded by Philoctetes.
Last Updated May 28, 2008 1:42 PM