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


Feature Name Philoetius
Clean Name Philoetius
Feature ID 14429
Target Tethys
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude 4.00 °
Southernmost Latitude 1.05 °
Easternmost Longitude 183.29 °
Westernmost Longitude 186.03 °
Diameter 28.30 km
Center Latitude 2.32 °
Center Longitude 184.71 °
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 Faithful herdsman of Odysseus' flock.
Last Updated Jun 20, 2008 3:22 PM