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Planetary Names: Planitia, planitiae: Papsukkal Planitia on Mercury

Papsukkal Planitia

Feature Name Papsukkal Planitia
Clean Name Papsukkal Planitia
Feature ID 15558
Target Mercury
Feature Type Planitia, planitiae
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network MESSENGER Team
Northernmost Latitude -8.85 °
Southernmost Latitude -22.08 °
Easternmost Longitude 264.19 °
Westernmost Longitude 282.55 °
Diameter 810.00 km
Center Latitude -16.25 °
Center Longitude 271.63 °
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Continent Asia
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Akkadian (Accadian)
Quad H-09 [pdf]
Reference [174] - Guide to the Gods, by Marjorie Leach: ABC-CLIO, Santa Barbara, 1992.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Mar 14, 2017
Origin Akkadian messenger god.
Last Updated Mar 14, 2017 1:38 PM

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