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


Feature Name Alcinous
Clean Name Alcinous
Feature ID 14407
Target Tethys
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude 33.11 °
Southernmost Latitude 27.71 °
Easternmost Longitude 210.05 °
Westernmost Longitude 215.12 °
Diameter 50.00 km
Center Latitude 30.31 °
Center Longitude 212.61 °
Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad -
Reference [28] - The Odyssey, by Homer, translated by W. H. D. Rouse: Thomas Nelson and Sons, Ltd., Edinburgh, 1934. or 28b. The Odyssey of Homer, translated by Herbert Bates: Harper Brothers, New York, 1929
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Apr 28, 2008
Origin King of Phaeacia, husband of Arete, father of Nausicaa.
Last Updated Jun 19, 2008 3:00 PM