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


Feature Name Salius
Clean Name Salius
Feature ID 14810
Target Dione
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude 67.22 °
Southernmost Latitude 62.72 °
Easternmost Longitude 176.19 °
Westernmost Longitude 186.45 °
Diameter 44.00 km
Center Latitude 65.09 °
Center Longitude 181.73 °
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) a companion of Aeneas and a contestant in the foot race, and (b) a Rutulian.
Last Updated Feb 25, 2011 7:04 AM