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


Feature Name Portia
Clean Name Portia
Feature ID 15225
Target Vesta
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network IAU Coordinate System for (4) Vesta
Northernmost Latitude 2.19 °
Southernmost Latitude -0.38 °
Easternmost Longitude 192.43 °
Westernmost Longitude 189.92 °
Diameter 11.44 km
Center Latitude 0.91 °
Center Longitude 191.17 °
Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad -
Reference [328] - Famous Women, by Giovanni Boccaccio and Virginia Brown: copyright 2001 by the president and fellows of Harvard College.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Feb 05, 2014
Origin Daughter of Roman statesman Cato Uticensis, second wife of M. Brutus (c. 70-43/42 B.C.).
Last Updated Feb 05, 2014 9:13 AM

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