Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Rupes, rupēs: Niman Rupes on Ceres

Niman Rupes

Feature Name Niman Rupes
Clean Name Niman Rupes
Feature ID 15421
Target Ceres
Feature Type Rupes, rupēs
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude -26.93 °
Southernmost Latitude -30.44 °
Easternmost Longitude 62.64 °
Westernmost Longitude 57.81 °
Diameter 45.00 km
Center Latitude -28.56 °
Center Longitude 60.05 °
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Continent North America
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Hopi
Quad -
Reference [377] - Carnegie Museum of Natural History (http://www.carnegiemnh.org/online/indians/hopi/calendar.html).
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Oct 15, 2015
Origin Hopi (SW USA) ritual ending the katsina (spiritual beings) season, celebrates the katsinas’ return to their spiritual home in July and their part in the blossoming of plant life.
Last Updated Oct 24, 2015 6:29 PM

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