Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Fossa, fossae: Helorus Fossa on Dione

Helorus Fossa

Feature Name Helorus Fossa
Clean Name Helorus Fossa
Feature ID 14815
Target Dione
Feature Type Fossa, fossae
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude -26.99 °
Southernmost Latitude -36.89 °
Easternmost Longitude 73.59 °
Westernmost Longitude 78.82 °
Diameter 105.00 km
Center Latitude -31.84 °
Center Longitude 76.48 °
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 A river in southeastern Sicily with wide marshes near its mouth.
Last Updated Feb 25, 2011 7:28 AM