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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature


Basic Info

Feature Name Salius
Clean Name Salius
Feature ID 14810
Target Dione
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 67.22 °
Southmost Latitude 62.72 °
Eastmost Longitude 176.19 °
Westmost Longitude 186.45 °
Diameter 44.00 km
Center Latitude 65.09 °
Center Longitude 181.73 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Feb 25, 2011
Continent Europe
Culture Roman
Origin There are two persons in the Aeneid with this name: (a) a companion of Aeneas and a contestant in the foot race, and (b) a Rutulian.
Reference [44] - The Aeneid of Virgil, translated by Allen Mandelbaum: Bantam Books, Inc., New York, 1971.
Updated Feb 25, 2011 7:04 AM

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