Status and Origin
|Adopted by IAU
Sep 30, 2011
|Rhea Silvia, Roman vestal virgin, mother of Romulus and Remus (c. 770 B.C.).
 - Rome’s Vestal Virgins: A study of Rome’s Vestal priestesses in the late Republic and early Empire, by Robin Lorsch Wildfang: Routledge, 2006.
|Mar 28, 2014 8:11 AM
|The name of the crater has been condensed to Rheasilvia to avoid the use of a double name.
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