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


Feature Name Postumia
Clean Name Postumia
Feature ID 15226
Target Vesta
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network IAU Coordinate System for (4) Vesta
Northernmost Latitude 55.85 °
Southernmost Latitude 11.83 °
Easternmost Longitude 58.86 °
Westernmost Longitude 8.68 °
Diameter 195.89 km
Center Latitude 33.84 °
Center Longitude 33.77 °
Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad -
Reference [255] - History of the Vestal Virgins of Rome, by T. Cato Worsfold: Kessinger Publishing, 1997.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Feb 05, 2014
Origin Roman vestal virgin (c. 420 B.C.).
Last Updated Feb 05, 2014 9:17 AM

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