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

Mearcair Planitia

Feature Name Mearcair Planitia
Clean Name Mearcair Planitia
Feature ID 15561
Target Mercury
Feature Type Planitia, planitiae
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network MESSENGER Team
Northernmost Latitude 43.83 °
Southernmost Latitude 15.11 °
Easternmost Longitude 216.55 °
Westernmost Longitude 246.32 °
Diameter 1175.00 km
Center Latitude 31.40 °
Center Longitude 227.90 °
Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad H-04 [pdf]
Reference [422] - Irish-English English-Irish Easy Reference Dictionary, Educational Company of Ireland: Rowman & Littlefield, 1998.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Mar 14, 2017
Origin Irish word for the planet Mercury.
Last Updated Mar 14, 2017 2:57 PM

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