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

Ehecatl

Feature Name Ehecatl
Clean Name Ehecatl
Feature ID 14709
Target Rhea
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent North America
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Aztec
Quad -
Reference [238] - The Gods and Symbols of Ancient Mexico and the Maya: An Illustrated Dictionary of Mesoamerican Religion, by Mary Miller and Karl Taube: Thanes and Hudson, London, 1993.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Jun 17, 2010
Origin Aztec feathered serpent god of wind, one of the creators of the Earth, heavens and humans. His other name is Quetzalcoatl.
Last Updated Jun 17, 2010 12:16 PM