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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Neptunalia Dorsa
Clean Name Neptunalia Dorsa
Feature ID 15230
Target Vesta
Feature Type Dorsum, dorsa


IAU Coordinate System for (4) Vesta
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -36.88 °
Southmost Latitude -53.54 °
Eastmost Longitude 89.58 °
Westmost Longitude 73.63 °
Diameter 83.13 km
Center Latitude -45.14 °
Center Longitude 80.75 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Feb 05, 2014
Continent Europe
Ethnicity Roman
Origin Roman festival held on July 23 in the heat of the summer to honor Neptunus, god of water.
Reference [261] - Roman Festivals of the Period of the Republic, by W. Warde Fowler: MacMillan and Co., London, 1908.
Updated Mar 19, 2014 7:57 AM

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