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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Parilia Dorsa
Clean Name Parilia Dorsa
Feature ID 15231
Target Vesta
Feature Type Dorsum, dorsa


IAU Coordinate System for (4) Vesta
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -50.47 °
Southmost Latitude -63.57 °
Eastmost Longitude 135.91 °
Westmost Longitude 106.79 °
Diameter 79.65 km
Center Latitude -56.71 °
Center Longitude 123.84 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Feb 05, 2014
Continent Europe
Culture Roman
Origin Roman festival of the shepherds' and livestocks' god and goddess Pales, held on April 21, feast of purification of the beast, herdsmen, and stalls.
Reference [182] - Oxford Classical Dictionary: Oxford University Press, London, 1968.
Updated Mar 19, 2014 8:41 AM

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