Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Crater, craters: Helena on Vesta


Feature Name Helena
Clean Name Helena
Feature ID 14906
Target Vesta
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network IAU Coordinate System for (4) Vesta
Northernmost Latitude -39.03 °
Southernmost Latitude -43.99 °
Easternmost Longitude 275.65 °
Westernmost Longitude 269.45 °
Diameter 22.06 km
Center Latitude -41.51 °
Center Longitude 272.55 °
Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad -
Reference [259] - Helena Agusta, by Jan Willem Drijvers: E.J. Brill, The Netherlands, 1992.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Dec 27, 2011
Origin Flavia Iulia Helena Augusta; mother of Constantine the Great.
Last Updated Mar 18, 2014 1:59 PM

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