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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature


Basic Info

Feature Name Enkai
Clean Name Enkai
Feature ID 14710
Target Rhea
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 38.00 °
Southmost Latitude 38.00 °
Eastmost Longitude 246.30 °
Westmost Longitude 246.30 °
Diameter 48.40 km
Center Latitude 38.00 °
Center Longitude 246.30 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Jun 17, 2010
Continent Africa
Ethnicity Tanzania
Origin Maasai (Tanzania, Kenya) creator god and the ruler of rains.
Reference [65] - Myths of the Peoples of the World (two volumes, in Russian).
Updated Jun 17, 2010 12:18 PM

Rhea Image With Names