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


Feature Name Poseidon
Clean Name Poseidon
Feature ID 14431
Target Tethys
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude -51.86 °
Southernmost Latitude -58.52 °
Easternmost Longitude 94.95 °
Westernmost Longitude 106.38 °
Diameter 63.00 km
Center Latitude -55.71 °
Center Longitude 101.30 °
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 Son of Cronos, brother of Zeus, god of the sea.
Last Updated Jun 20, 2008 3:25 PM