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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Veneneia
Clean Name Veneneia
Feature ID 14949
Target Vesta
Feature Type Crater, craters


IAU Coordinate System for (4) Vesta
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -9.72 °
Southmost Latitude -79.29 °
Eastmost Longitude 356.02 °
Westmost Longitude 1.64 °
Diameter 400.00 km
Center Latitude -47.93 °
Center Longitude 305.68 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Feb 28, 2012
Continent Europe
Culture Roman
Origin One of the first Roman vestal virgins.
Reference [265] - Ancient Roman Priestesses: Vestal Virgins, Rhea Silvia, Licinia, Paculla Annia, Aconia Fabia Paulina, Eumachia, Aquilia Severa, Claudia Quinta: Books LLC, 2010.
Updated Mar 28, 2014 8:19 AM

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