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


Feature Name Metrodora
Clean Name Metrodora
Feature ID 15219
Target Vesta
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network IAU Coordinate System for (4) Vesta
Northernmost Latitude -56.73 °
Southernmost Latitude -62.12 °
Easternmost Longitude 105.73 °
Westernmost Longitude 95.35 °
Diameter 23.99 km
Center Latitude -59.43 °
Center Longitude 100.54 °
Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad -
Reference [325] - Roman Wives, Roman Widows, by Bruce W. Winter: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., Cambridge, 2003.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Feb 05, 2014
Origin Claudia Metrodora; Greek woman with Roman citizenship, prominent public benefactor (mid 1st century A.D.).
Last Updated Feb 05, 2014 8:51 AM

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