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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature


Basic Info

Feature Name Leucothea
Clean Name Leucothea
Feature ID 14421
Target Tethys
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -3.54 °
Southmost Latitude -4.94 °
Eastmost Longitude 123.14 °
Westmost Longitude 124.60 °
Diameter 13.80 km
Center Latitude -4.26 °
Center Longitude 123.84 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Apr 28, 2008
Continent Europe
Culture Greek
Origin Ino’s name after she became a goddess.
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 Nov 17, 2008 3:50 PM

PDF Maps of Tethys