Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Dorsum, dorsa: Lavinium Dorsum on Vesta

Lavinium Dorsum

Feature Name Lavinium Dorsum
Clean Name Lavinium Dorsum
Feature ID 15064
Target Vesta
Feature Type Dorsum, dorsa
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network IAU Coordinate System for (4) Vesta
Northernmost Latitude 29.44 °
Southernmost Latitude 25.57 °
Easternmost Longitude 121.11 °
Westernmost Longitude 97.99 °
Diameter 96.35 km
Center Latitude 27.15 °
Center Longitude 109.15 °
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 Roman city revered it for its Aeneas traditions, its Venus temple, and it cults of Vesta (now Pratica de Mare).
Last Updated Mar 18, 2014 2:07 PM

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