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


Feature Name Petronius
Clean Name Petronius
Feature ID 15023
Target Mercury
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 86.30 °
Southernmost Latitude 86.30 °
Easternmost Longitude 44.70 °
Westernmost Longitude 44.70 °
Diameter 36.00 km
Center Latitude 86.30 °
Center Longitude 44.70 °
Northernmost Latitude 86.47 °
Southernmost Latitude 85.65 °
Easternmost Longitude 34.57 °
Westernmost Longitude 46.45 °
Diameter 36.00 km
Center Latitude 86.06 °
Center Longitude 40.51 °
Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad H-01 [pdf]
Reference [59] - The New Encyclopaedia Britannica: Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc., Chicago, 1974, 1993.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Aug 06, 2012
Origin Gaius Petronius Arbiter; Roman author (d. 66 ).
Last Updated Aug 06, 2012 11:07 AM

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