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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Brumalia Tholus
Clean Name Brumalia Tholus
Feature ID 15065
Target Vesta
Feature Type Tholus, tholi


IAU Coordinate System for (4) Vesta
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -2.89 °
Southmost Latitude -9.71 °
Eastmost Longitude 70.25 °
Westmost Longitude 59.35 °
Diameter 48.21 km
Center Latitude -6.31 °
Center Longitude 64.99 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Nov 21, 2012
Continent Europe
Culture Roman
Origin Roman festival of Bacchus celebrated on the day of the winter solstice.
Reference [285] - New Pantheon: or Historical Dictionary of the Gods, Demi-gods, Heros, and Fabulous Personages of Antiquity: J. Bell, London, 1790.
Updated Mar 18, 2014 11:09 AM

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