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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Sextilia
Clean Name Sextilia
Feature ID 14887
Target Vesta
Feature Type Crater, craters


IAU Coordinate System for (4) Vesta
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -36.82 °
Southmost Latitude -41.18 °
Eastmost Longitude 298.75 °
Westmost Longitude 293.12 °
Diameter 19.48 km
Center Latitude -39.00 °
Center Longitude 295.93 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Sep 30, 2011
Continent Europe
Culture Roman
Origin Roman vestal virgin (d. 274 B.C.).
Reference [256] - Rome’s Vestal Virgins: A study of Rome’s Vestal priestesses in the late Republic and early Empire, by Robin Lorsch Wildfang: Routledge, 2006.
Updated Mar 19, 2014 10:27 AM

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