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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Feralia Planitia
Clean Name Feralia Planitia
Feature ID 14915
Target Vesta
Feature Type Planitia, planitiae


IAU Coordinate System for (4) Vesta
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 16.74 °
Southmost Latitude -10.50 °
Eastmost Longitude 133.23 °
Westmost Longitude 72.41 °
Diameter 270.27 km
Center Latitude 3.03 °
Center Longitude 101.71 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Dec 27, 2011
Continent Europe
Culture Roman
Origin Roman All Souls’ Day (February 21) where each household made offerings at the graves of its dead.
Reference [182] - Oxford Classical Dictionary: Oxford University Press, London, 1968.
Updated Mar 18, 2014 1:38 PM

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