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

Phorbas

Feature Name Phorbas
Clean Name Phorbas
Feature ID 14809
Target Dione
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude 84.79 °
Southernmost Latitude 77.54 °
Easternmost Longitude 109.29 °
Westernmost Longitude 153.25 °
Diameter 69.30 km
Center Latitude 81.20 °
Center Longitude 131.29 °
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 A Trojan, companion of Aeneas.
Last Updated Feb 25, 2011 7:01 AM