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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature


Basic Info

Feature Name Medon
Clean Name Medon
Feature ID 14423
Target Tethys
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 26.50 °
Southmost Latitude 24.55 °
Eastmost Longitude 142.26 °
Westmost Longitude 144.36 °
Diameter 18.70 km
Center Latitude 25.50 °
Center Longitude 143.31 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Apr 28, 2008
Continent Europe
Culture Greek
Origin Herald of Odysseus in Ithaca.
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 3:08 PM

PDF Maps of Tethys