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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature


Basic Info

Feature Name Phorbas
Clean Name Phorbas
Feature ID 14809
Target Dione
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 84.79 °
Southmost Latitude 77.54 °
Eastmost Longitude 109.29 °
Westmost Longitude 153.25 °
Diameter 69.30 km
Center Latitude 81.20 °
Center Longitude 131.29 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Feb 25, 2011
Continent Europe
Culture Roman
Origin A Trojan, companion of Aeneas.
Reference [44] - The Aeneid of Virgil, translated by Allen Mandelbaum: Bantam Books, Inc., New York, 1971.
Updated Feb 25, 2011 7:01 AM

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