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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Bellicia
Clean Name Bellicia
Feature ID 14875
Target Vesta
Feature Type Crater, craters


IAU Coordinate System for (4) Vesta
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 42.06 °
Southmost Latitude 33.41 °
Eastmost Longitude 203.63 °
Westmost Longitude 191.68 °
Diameter 41.68 km
Center Latitude 37.73 °
Center Longitude 197.76 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Sep 30, 2011
Continent Europe
Culture Roman
Origin Roman vestal virgin (c. 3rd century).
Reference [255] - History of the Vestal Virgins of Rome, by T. Cato Worsfold: Kessinger Publishing, 1997.
Updated Mar 18, 2014 10:24 AM

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