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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Coelia
Clean Name Coelia
Feature ID 15204
Target Vesta
Feature Type Crater, craters


IAU Coordinate System for (4) Vesta
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 0.33 °
Southmost Latitude -2.61 °
Eastmost Longitude 241.40 °
Westmost Longitude 238.25 °
Diameter 14.06 km
Center Latitude -1.14 °
Center Longitude 239.82 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Feb 05, 2014
Continent Europe
Culture Roman
Origin Coelia Concordia; the last Roman vestal virgin and the last Vestalis Maxima (Chief Vestal) after the Temple of Vesta was closed in 391 (d. 406 A.D.).
Reference [318] - Fasti Sacerdotum: A Prosopography of Pagan, Jewish, and Christian Religious Officials in the City of Rome, 300 B.C. to A.D. 499, by Jorg Rupke: Oxford University Press, 2008, p. 387, 2005.
Updated Feb 05, 2014 7:50 AM

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