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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Lucaria Tholus
Clean Name Lucaria Tholus
Feature ID 14881
Target Vesta
Feature Type Tholus, tholi


IAU Coordinate System for (4) Vesta
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -10.33 °
Southmost Latitude -15.47 °
Eastmost Longitude 256.50 °
Westmost Longitude 250.79 °
Diameter 24.75 km
Center Latitude -12.90 °
Center Longitude 253.65 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Sep 30, 2011
Continent Europe
Ethnicity Roman
Origin Ancient Roman feast held on July 19 when the Romans, defeated and pursued by the Gauls, retired and concealed themselves in the woods.
Reference [258] - Roman Festival Calendar of Numa Pompilius, by Michael York: Lang, Peter Publishing, Inc., 1986.
Updated Mar 19, 2014 7:23 AM

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