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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Plancia
Clean Name Plancia
Feature ID 15224
Target Vesta
Feature Type Crater, craters


IAU Coordinate System for (4) Vesta
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 63.63 °
Southmost Latitude 59.48 °
Eastmost Longitude 348.14 °
Westmost Longitude 339.68 °
Diameter 18.48 km
Center Latitude 61.56 °
Center Longitude 343.91 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Feb 05, 2014
Continent Europe
Ethnicity Roman
Origin Plancia Magna; daughter of Roman Senator Varus, wife of Tertullus, benefactress and patron of Perga, the capital of the Roman province of Pamphylia in Asia Minor (1st-2nd century A.D.).
Reference [283] - A History of Women Philosophers, edited by Mary Ellen Waithe: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, Dordrecht, 1987.
Updated Feb 05, 2014 9:10 AM

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