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


Feature Name Placidia
Clean Name Placidia
Feature ID 15223
Target Vesta
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network IAU Coordinate System for (4) Vesta
Northernmost Latitude 20.90 °
Southernmost Latitude 17.59 °
Easternmost Longitude 283.12 °
Westernmost Longitude 279.64 °
Diameter 14.75 km
Center Latitude 19.24 °
Center Longitude 281.38 °
Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad -
Reference [282] - A to Z of ancient Greek and Roman Women, by Marjorie Lightman and Benjamin Lightman: Facts on File, New York, 2008.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Feb 05, 2014
Origin Galla; daughter of the Roman Emperor Theodorius I, wife of Athualf, King of the Visigoths, and Constantius III, Roman Emperor (390-450).
Last Updated Feb 05, 2014 9:07 AM

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