Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Tholus, tholi: Lucaria Tholus on Vesta

Lucaria Tholus

Feature Name Lucaria Tholus
Clean Name Lucaria Tholus
Feature ID 14881
Target Vesta
Feature Type Tholus, tholi
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network IAU Coordinate System for (4) Vesta
Northernmost Latitude -10.33 °
Southernmost Latitude -15.47 °
Easternmost Longitude 256.50 °
Westernmost Longitude 250.79 °
Diameter 24.75 km
Center Latitude -12.90 °
Center Longitude 253.65 °
Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad -
Reference [258] - Roman Festival Calendar of Numa Pompilius, by Michael York: Lang, Peter Publishing, Inc., 1986.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Sep 30, 2011
Origin Ancient Roman feast held on July 19 when the Romans, defeated and pursued by the Gauls, retired and concealed themselves in the woods.
Last Updated Mar 19, 2014 7:23 AM

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