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

Robigalia Catena

Feature Name Robigalia Catena
Clean Name Robigalia Catena
Feature ID 15063
Target Vesta
Feature Type Catena, catenae
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network IAU Coordinate System for (4) Vesta
Northernmost Latitude -12.55 °
Southernmost Latitude -15.23 °
Easternmost Longitude 28.75 °
Westernmost Longitude 10.64 °
Diameter 79.21 km
Center Latitude -14.04 °
Center Longitude 19.78 °
Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad -
Reference [261] - Roman Festivals of the Period of the Republic, by W. Warde Fowler: MacMillan and Co., London, 1908.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Nov 21, 2012
Origin Roman festival where a dog was sacrificed to the god Robigus to prevent the red dust, or mildew, which attacked corn when the ear was beginning to form.
Last Updated Mar 19, 2014 9:27 AM

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