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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Calypso Rupes
Clean Name Calypso Rupes
Feature ID 15129
Target Mercury
Feature Type Rupes, rupēs


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 20.98 °
Southmost Latitude 18.88 °
Eastmost Longitude 312.61 °
Westmost Longitude 321.10 °
Diameter 381.00 km
Center Latitude 19.53 °
Center Longitude 316.48 °
Northmost Latitude 21.06 °
Southmost Latitude 19.02 °
Eastmost Longitude 312.68 °
Westmost Longitude 321.14 °
Diameter 381.21 km
Center Latitude 19.52 °
Center Longitude 316.48 °
Quad H-10 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Jun 03, 2013
Continent Europe
Culture France
Origin French; originally commissioned in 1942 as a minesweeper, Calypso was purchased by Jacques-Yves Cousteau and used for oceanographic studies in 1950-1996.
Reference [297] - Ships of Discovery and Exploration, by Lincoln P. Paine: Houghton Mifflin, New York, 2000.
Updated Oct 07, 2016 3:31 PM

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