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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Albalonga Catena
Clean Name Albalonga Catena
Feature ID 15062
Target Vesta
Feature Type Catena, catenae


IAU Coordinate System for (4) Vesta
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -4.35 °
Southmost Latitude -9.98 °
Eastmost Longitude 90.81 °
Westmost Longitude 54.60 °
Diameter 161.74 km
Center Latitude -7.17 °
Center Longitude 72.61 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Nov 21, 2012
Continent Europe
Culture Roman
Origin Alba Longa (usually identified with Castel Gandolfo), in the Alban Hills, 25 km SE of Rome. Ancient city founded by Ascanius.
Reference [182] - Oxford Classical Dictionary: Oxford University Press, London, 1968.
Updated Mar 18, 2014 8:36 AM

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