Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Facula, faculae: Cerealia Facula on Ceres

Cerealia Facula

Feature Name Cerealia Facula
Clean Name Cerealia Facula
Feature ID 15530
Target Ceres
Feature Type Facula, faculae
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude 20.50 °
Southernmost Latitude 18.80 °
Easternmost Longitude 240.50 °
Westernmost Longitude 238.70 °
Diameter 14.00 km
Center Latitude 19.70 °
Center Longitude 239.60 °
Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad -
Reference [59] - The New Encyclopaedia Britannica: Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc., Chicago, 1974, 1993.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Nov 26, 2016
Origin The major festival in Ancient Rome to celebrate for the grain goddess Ceres (8 days in mid- to late April).
Last Updated Nov 26, 2016 12:07 PM

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