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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Lugus Planitia
Clean Name Lugus Planitia
Feature ID 15562
Target Mercury
Feature Type Planitia, planitiae


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -1.77 °
Southmost Latitude -10.57 °
Eastmost Longitude 92.74 °
Westmost Longitude 106.26 °
Diameter 574.00 km
Center Latitude -6.24 °
Center Longitude 98.66 °
Quad H-07 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Mar 14, 2017
Continent Europe
Ethnicity Gaul
Origin Gaulish equivalent of the Roman god Mercury.
Reference [174] - Guide to the Gods, by Marjorie Leach: ABC-CLIO, Santa Barbara, 1992.
Updated Mar 14, 2017 4:15 PM

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