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


Feature Name Laurentia
Clean Name Laurentia
Feature ID 15214
Target Vesta
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network IAU Coordinate System for (4) Vesta
Northernmost Latitude -26.90 °
Southernmost Latitude -29.39 °
Easternmost Longitude 94.27 °
Westernmost Longitude 91.34 °
Diameter 11.48 km
Center Latitude -28.15 °
Center Longitude 92.80 °
Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad -
Reference [257] - A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, by Sir William Smith: I.B. Tauris, 2007.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Feb 05, 2014
Origin Acca; mythical woman, wife of the shepherd Faustulus in Roman mythology, adoptive mother of Romulus and Remus.
Last Updated Feb 05, 2014 8:38 AM

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