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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature


Basic Info

Feature Name Leocritus
Clean Name Leocritus
Feature ID 14420
Target Tethys
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 22.16 °
Southmost Latitude 20.82 °
Eastmost Longitude 117.91 °
Westmost Longitude 119.34 °
Diameter 12.50 km
Center Latitude 21.53 °
Center Longitude 118.66 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Apr 28, 2008
Continent Europe
Culture Greek
Origin A suitor of Penelope, killed by Telemachus.
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 20, 2008 2:06 PM

PDF Maps of Tethys