Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Catena, catenae: Albalonga Catena on Vesta

Albalonga Catena

Feature Name Albalonga Catena
Clean Name Albalonga Catena
Feature ID 15062
Target Vesta
Feature Type Catena, catenae
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network IAU Coordinate System for (4) Vesta
Northernmost Latitude -4.35 °
Southernmost Latitude -9.98 °
Easternmost Longitude 90.81 °
Westernmost Longitude 54.60 °
Diameter 161.74 km
Center Latitude -7.17 °
Center Longitude 72.61 °
Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad -
Reference [182] - Oxford Classical Dictionary: Oxford University Press, London, 1968.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Nov 21, 2012
Origin Alba Longa (usually identified with Castel Gandolfo), in the Alban Hills, 25 km SE of Rome. Ancient city founded by Ascanius.
Last Updated Mar 18, 2014 8:36 AM

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