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


Feature Name Alcander
Clean Name Alcander
Feature ID 14801
Target Dione
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude -46.04 °
Southernmost Latitude -58.26 °
Easternmost Longitude 285.51 °
Westernmost Longitude 306.10 °
Diameter 120.00 km
Center Latitude -52.89 °
Center Longitude 295.49 °
Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad -
Reference [44] - The Aeneid of Virgil, translated by Allen Mandelbaum: Bantam Books, Inc., New York, 1971.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Feb 25, 2011
Origin A Trojan defending Aeneas’ camp against the Rutulians, killed by Turnus.
Last Updated Feb 25, 2011 6:34 AM