Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Catena, catenae: Samhain Catenae on Ceres

Samhain Catenae

Feature Name Samhain Catenae
Clean Name Samhain Catenae
Feature ID 15410
Target Ceres
Feature Type Catena, catenae
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Gaelic
Quad -
Reference [93] - Funk and Wagnalls Standard Dictionary of Folklore, Mythology, and Legend, edited by Maria Leach: Harper and Row, Inc., New York, 1984.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Oct 01, 2015
Origin Gaelic festival at the end of the harvest season. It was observed in Ireland and Scotland during 7 days in October and November, nearly halfway between the autumn equinox and the winter solstice.
Last Updated Jun 20, 2016 2:37 PM
Additional Information Boundary expanded and name changed from Samhain Catena 06/20/2016.

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