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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Baltay Catena
Clean Name Baltay Catena
Feature ID 15494
Target Ceres
Feature Type Catena, catenae


Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -48.65 °
Southmost Latitude -49.41 °
Eastmost Longitude 281.75 °
Westmost Longitude 266.43 °
Diameter 83.50 km
Center Latitude -49.34 °
Center Longitude 274.49 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Jun 20, 2016
Continent Europe
Culture Mordvinian
Origin Mordvinian (Volga River Region, Russia) agricultural festival.
Reference [65] - Myths of the Peoples of the World (two volumes, in Russian).
Updated Jun 20, 2016 3:29 PM

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