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


Feature Name Galaesus
Clean Name Galaesus
Feature ID 14804
Target Dione
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude 50.66 °
Southernmost Latitude 42.85 °
Easternmost Longitude 290.59 °
Westernmost Longitude 302.16 °
Diameter 79.00 km
Center Latitude 46.77 °
Center Longitude 296.25 °
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 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