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

Discovery Rupes

Feature Name Discovery Rupes
Clean Name Discovery Rupes
Feature ID 1548
Target Mercury
Feature Type Rupes, rupēs
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude -51.30 °
Southernmost Latitude -58.60 °
Easternmost Longitude 33.80 °
Westernmost Longitude 43.00 °
Diameter 0.00 km
Center Latitude -56.30 °
Center Longitude 38.30 °
Northernmost Latitude -50.57 °
Southernmost Latitude -58.04 °
Easternmost Longitude 33.65 °
Westernmost Longitude 42.66 °
Diameter 412.00 km
Center Latitude -54.70 °
Center Longitude 37.24 °
Northernmost Latitude -50.57 °
Southernmost Latitude -58.10 °
Easternmost Longitude 33.65 °
Westernmost Longitude 42.66 °
Diameter 412.00 km
Center Latitude -54.70 °
Center Longitude 37.24 °
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
England
Quad H-11 [pdf]
Reference [59] - The New Encyclopaedia Britannica: Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc., Chicago, 1974, 1993.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1976
Origin English; Cook's ship on last voyage to Pacific, 1776-80.
Last Updated Oct 11, 2016 12:11 PM

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