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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Charito
Clean Name Charito
Feature ID 15203
Target Vesta
Feature Type Crater, craters


IAU Coordinate System for (4) Vesta
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -44.08 °
Southmost Latitude -45.53 °
Eastmost Longitude 91.75 °
Westmost Longitude 89.68 °
Diameter 6.55 km
Center Latitude -44.80 °
Center Longitude 90.71 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Feb 05, 2014
Continent Europe
Ethnicity Roman
Origin Roman Empress, daughter of military commander Lucillianus, wife of Emperor Jovian (mid 4th century C.E.).
Reference [264] - Ammianus Marcellinus and the Representation of Historical Reality, by Timothy D. Barnes: Cornell University Press, Cornell, 1998.
Updated Feb 05, 2014 7:48 AM

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