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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature


Basic Info

Feature Name Alcinous
Clean Name Alcinous
Feature ID 14407
Target Tethys
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 33.11 °
Southmost Latitude 27.71 °
Eastmost Longitude 210.05 °
Westmost Longitude 215.12 °
Diameter 50.00 km
Center Latitude 30.31 °
Center Longitude 212.61 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Apr 28, 2008
Continent Europe
Culture Greek
Origin King of Phaeacia, husband of Arete, father of Nausicaa.
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
Updated Jun 19, 2008 3:00 PM

PDF Maps of Tethys