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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Cerealia Facula
Clean Name Cerealia Facula
Feature ID 15530
Target Ceres
Feature Type Facula, faculae


Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 20.50 °
Southmost Latitude 18.80 °
Eastmost Longitude 240.50 °
Westmost Longitude 238.70 °
Diameter 14.00 km
Center Latitude 19.70 °
Center Longitude 239.60 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Nov 26, 2016
Continent Europe
Culture Roman
Origin The major festival in Ancient Rome to celebrate for the grain goddess Ceres (8 days in mid- to late April).
Reference [59] - The New Encyclopaedia Britannica: Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc., Chicago, 1974, 1993.
Updated Nov 26, 2016 12:07 PM

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