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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Vestalia Terra
Clean Name Vestalia Terra
Feature ID 14914
Target Vesta
Feature Type Terra, terrae


IAU Coordinate System for (4) Vesta
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 23.64 °
Southmost Latitude -32.43 °
Eastmost Longitude 75.87 °
Westmost Longitude 0.28 °
Diameter 335.56 km
Center Latitude -3.73 °
Center Longitude 33.47 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Dec 27, 2011
Continent Europe
Culture Roman
Origin Roman festival of Vesta, held June 7-15.
Reference [261] - Roman Festivals of the Period of the Republic, by W. Warde Fowler: MacMillan and Co., London, 1908.
Updated Mar 19, 2014 11:14 AM

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