Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Rupes, rupēs: Calypso Rupes on Mercury

Calypso Rupes

Feature Name Calypso Rupes
Clean Name Calypso Rupes
Feature ID 15129
Target Mercury
Feature Type Rupes, rupēs
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
France
Quad H-10 [pdf]
Reference [297] - Ships of Discovery and Exploration, by Lincoln P. Paine: Houghton Mifflin, New York, 2000.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Jun 03, 2013
Origin French; originally commissioned in 1942 as a minesweeper, Calypso was purchased by Jacques-Yves Cousteau and used for oceanographic studies in 1950-1996.
Last Updated Oct 07, 2016 3:31 PM

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