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

Iasus

Feature Name Iasus
Clean Name Iasus
Feature ID 14806
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 There are two persons in the Aeneid with this name: (a) father of Palinurus, and (b) father of Iapyx.
Last Updated Feb 25, 2011 6:50 AM