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


Feature Name Iasus
Clean Name Iasus
Feature ID 14806
Target Dione
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude -19.22 °
Southernmost Latitude -24.86 °
Easternmost Longitude 243.20 °
Westernmost Longitude 249.02 °
Diameter 54.00 km
Center Latitude -22.13 °
Center Longitude 245.92 °
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) father of Palinurus, and (b) father of Iapyx.
Last Updated Feb 25, 2011 6:50 AM