Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Crater, craters: Ombos on Ganymede

Ombos

Feature Name Ombos
Clean Name Ombos
Feature ID 15165
Target Ganymede
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent Africa
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Egypt
Quad -
Reference [27] - The Mythology of All Races (13 vols.), edited by John Arnott MacCulloch and George Foot Moore: Cooper Square Publishers, Inc., New York, 1964.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Aug 16, 2013
Origin Egyptian town where Sebek's triad worshiped; present Kom Ombo.
Last Updated Nov 19, 2015 3:34 PM
Additional Information Name changed from Ombos Facula August 16, 2013.