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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Lavinium Dorsum
Clean Name Lavinium Dorsum
Feature ID 15064
Target Vesta
Feature Type Dorsum, dorsa


IAU Coordinate System for (4) Vesta
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 29.44 °
Southmost Latitude 25.57 °
Eastmost Longitude 121.11 °
Westmost Longitude 97.99 °
Diameter 96.35 km
Center Latitude 27.15 °
Center Longitude 109.15 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Nov 21, 2012
Continent Europe
Culture Roman
Origin Roman city revered it for its Aeneas traditions, its Venus temple, and it cults of Vesta (now Pratica de Mare).
Reference [182] - Oxford Classical Dictionary: Oxford University Press, London, 1968.
Updated Mar 18, 2014 2:07 PM

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