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


Feature Name Africana
Clean Name Africana
Feature ID 15197
Target Vesta
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network IAU Coordinate System for (4) Vesta
Northernmost Latitude 71.53 °
Southernmost Latitude 66.45 °
Easternmost Longitude 353.86 °
Westernmost Longitude 337.87 °
Diameter 25.43 km
Center Latitude 68.99 °
Center Longitude 345.87 °
Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad -
Reference [283] - A History of Women Philosophers, edited by Mary Ellen Waithe: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, Dordrecht, 1987.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Feb 05, 2014
Origin Cornelia Africana; Roman noblewoman, wife of Tiberus Gracchus Major, mother of Tiberus and Gaius Gracchus (c. 190-100 B.C.).
Last Updated Feb 05, 2014 7:15 AM

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