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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature


Basic Info

Feature Name Fuxi
Clean Name Fuxi
Feature ID 14711
Target Rhea
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -5.50 °
Southmost Latitude -5.50 °
Eastmost Longitude 124.20 °
Westmost Longitude 124.20 °
Diameter 47.20 km
Center Latitude -5.50 °
Center Longitude 124.20 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Jun 17, 2010
Continent Asia
Ethnicity China
Origin Chinese god, husband of the goddess Nugua. These two beings were worshipped as the ultimate ancestors of all humankind.
Reference [239] - Chinese Mythology, by Anthony Christie: Hamlyn Publishing, NY, 1996.
Updated Jun 17, 2010 12:21 PM

Rhea Image With Names