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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Musa Patera

Basic Info

Feature Name Musa Patera
Clean Name Musa Patera
Feature ID 15302
Target Ganymede
Feature Type Patera, paterae


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -31.03 °
Southmost Latitude -31.80 °
Eastmost Longitude 187.58 °
Westmost Longitude 189.27 °
Diameter 69.00 km
Center Latitude -31.35 °
Center Longitude 188.46 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Mar 02, 2015
Continent Asia
Culture Jordan
Origin Wadi in Jordan, proximal to Petra archeological site.
Reference [351] - Petra. UNESCO World Heritage List, n.d. Web. 27 Feb. 2015.
Updated Feb 12, 2016 10:26 AM

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