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


Feature Name Haemon
Clean Name Haemon
Feature ID 14805
Target Dione
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network
kml download Haemon.kml
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 There are two persons in the Aeneid with this name: (a) a Rutulian from a group attacking the Trojan’s camp in the absence of Aeneas, and (b) an Italian whose son, priest of Apollo and Diana, was a soldier of Turnus.
Last Updated Feb 25, 2011 6:47 AM