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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Fausta
Clean Name Fausta
Feature ID 15206
Target Vesta
Feature Type Crater, craters


IAU Coordinate System for (4) Vesta
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -25.09 °
Southmost Latitude -25.79 °
Eastmost Longitude 100.15 °
Westmost Longitude 99.37 °
Diameter 3.14 km
Center Latitude -25.44 °
Center Longitude 99.76 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Feb 05, 2014
Continent Europe
Ethnicity Roman
Origin Flavia Maxima; Roman Empress, wife of Constantine I, executed by him (d. 326).
Reference [320] - On the Death of Empress Fausta, by David Woods: Greece and Rome, Volume XLV, No. 1, April, 1998.
Updated Feb 05, 2014 8:12 AM

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