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

Galaesus

Feature Name Galaesus
Clean Name Galaesus
Feature ID 14804
Target Dione
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Roman
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 An old Italian killed in the first fighting between Latins and Trojans while trying to make peace.
Last Updated Feb 25, 2011 6:43 AM