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


Feature Name Hortensia
Clean Name Hortensia
Feature ID 15255
Target Vesta
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network IAU Coordinate System for (4) Vesta
Northernmost Latitude -43.54 °
Southernmost Latitude -50.15 °
Easternmost Longitude 170.21 °
Westernmost Longitude 160.56 °
Diameter 29.45 km
Center Latitude -46.85 °
Center Longitude 165.38 °
Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad -
Reference [59] - The New Encyclopaedia Britannica: Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc., Chicago, 1974, 1993.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Oct 07, 2014
Origin Daughter of consul and advocate Quintus Hortensius (fl. c. 50 B.C.); she was known as a skilled orator.
Last Updated Oct 07, 2014 1:11 PM

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