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


Feature Name Aelia
Clean Name Aelia
Feature ID 14929
Target Vesta
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network IAU Coordinate System for (4) Vesta
Northernmost Latitude -13.78 °
Southernmost Latitude -14.74 °
Easternmost Longitude 291.31 °
Westernmost Longitude 290.30 °
Diameter 4.34 km
Center Latitude -14.26 °
Center Longitude 290.80 °
Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad -
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.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Feb 28, 2012
Origin Aelia Oculata; Roman vestal virgin (c. 83).
Last Updated Mar 17, 2014 2:24 PM

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