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

Pongal Catena

Feature Name Pongal Catena
Clean Name Pongal Catena
Feature ID 15493
Target Ceres
Feature Type Catena, catenae
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude -31.54 °
Southernmost Latitude -41.76 °
Easternmost Longitude 269.36 °
Westernmost Longitude 263.27 °
Diameter 95.50 km
Center Latitude -37.37 °
Center Longitude 267.66 °
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Continent Asia
Group or Country
Quad -
Reference [395] - Society for Confluence of Festivals in India (
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Jun 20, 2016
Origin Tamil (Sri Lanka and S. India) harvest festival observed in mid-January. It is a time for giving thanks to nature.
Last Updated Jun 20, 2016 3:21 PM

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