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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Vinalia Faculae
Clean Name Vinalia Faculae
Feature ID 15531
Target Ceres
Feature Type Facula, faculae


Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 21.20 °
Southmost Latitude 19.20 °
Eastmost Longitude 243.20 °
Westmost Longitude 240.80 °
Diameter 19.00 km
Center Latitude 20.20 °
Center Longitude 242.00 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Nov 26, 2016
Continent Europe
Culture Roman
Origin Roman wine festivals, celebrated twice a year: on April 23 when the new wine was tasted and August 19 when the new wine was opened for all.
Reference [408] - A dictionary of Greek and Roman antiquities, edited by W. Smith: Taylor and Walton, London, 1842.
Updated Nov 26, 2016 12:17 PM

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