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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature


Basic Info

Feature Name Vatea
Clean Name Vatea
Feature ID 14736
Target Rhea
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 16.00 °
Southmost Latitude 16.00 °
Eastmost Longitude 150.40 °
Westmost Longitude 150.40 °
Diameter 96.60 km
Center Latitude 16.00 °
Center Longitude 150.40 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Jun 17, 2010
Continent Oceania
Culture Polynesia
Origin Father of gods and humans in Cook Islands mythology (Polynesia).
Reference [65] - Myths of the Peoples of the World (two volumes, in Russian).
Updated Jun 17, 2010 1:58 PM

Rhea Image With Names