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

Fuxi

Feature Name Fuxi
Clean Name Fuxi
Feature ID 14711
Target Rhea
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent Asia
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
China
Quad -
Reference [239] - Chinese Mythology, by Anthony Christie: Hamlyn Publishing, NY, 1996.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Jun 17, 2010
Origin Chinese god, husband of the goddess Nugua. These two beings were worshipped as the ultimate ancestors of all humankind.
Last Updated Jun 17, 2010 12:21 PM