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


Feature Name Leocritus
Clean Name Leocritus
Feature ID 14420
Target Tethys
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude 22.16 °
Southernmost Latitude 20.82 °
Easternmost Longitude 117.91 °
Westernmost Longitude 119.34 °
Diameter 12.50 km
Center Latitude 21.53 °
Center Longitude 118.66 °
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 A suitor of Penelope, killed by Telemachus.
Last Updated Jun 20, 2008 2:06 PM