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

Sihtu Planitia

Feature Name Sihtu Planitia
Clean Name Sihtu Planitia
Feature ID 15557
Target Mercury
Feature Type Planitia, planitiae
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network MESSENGER Team
Northernmost Latitude 2.63 °
Southernmost Latitude -9.21 °
Easternmost Longitude 50.28 °
Westernmost Longitude 59.89 °
Diameter 565.00 km
Center Latitude -2.82 °
Center Longitude 55.57 °
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Continent Asia
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Babylon
Quad H-06 [pdf]
Reference [419] - Encyclopaedia of the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine in Non-Western Cultures, by Helaine Selin: Springer Science & Business Media, 2008.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Mar 14, 2017
Origin Babylonian word for the planet Mercury.
Last Updated Mar 14, 2017 1:03 PM

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