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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Samhain Catenae
Clean Name Samhain Catenae
Feature ID 15410
Target Ceres
Feature Type Catena, catenae


Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 21.69 °
Southmost Latitude -26.02 °
Eastmost Longitude 295.49 °
Westmost Longitude 210.30 °
Diameter 715.00 km
Center Latitude -2.75 °
Center Longitude 252.85 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Oct 01, 2015
Continent Europe
Culture Gaelic
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.
Reference [93] - Funk and Wagnalls Standard Dictionary of Folklore, Mythology, and Legend, edited by Maria Leach: Harper and Row, Inc., New York, 1984.
Updated Jun 20, 2016 2:37 PM
Additional Information Boundary expanded and name changed from Samhain Catena 06/20/2016.

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