Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Planitia, planitiae: Turms Planitia on Mercury

Turms Planitia

Feature Name Turms Planitia
Clean Name Turms Planitia
Feature ID 15554
Target Mercury
Feature Type Planitia, planitiae
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network MESSENGER Team
Northernmost Latitude -24.25 °
Southernmost Latitude -37.92 °
Easternmost Longitude 344.63 °
Westernmost Longitude 356.27 °
Diameter 622.00 km
Center Latitude -31.05 °
Center Longitude 350.81 °
Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad H-14 [pdf]
Reference [83] - Dictionary of Mythology, Folklore, and Symbols (in 3 vols.), by Gertrude Jobes: Scarecrow Press, Inc., New York, 1962.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Mar 14, 2017
Origin Etruscan messenger god equivalent of Roman god Mercury.
Last Updated Mar 14, 2017 11:29 AM

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