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

Lugus Planitia

Feature Name Lugus Planitia
Clean Name Lugus Planitia
Feature ID 15562
Target Mercury
Feature Type Planitia, planitiae
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network MESSENGER Team
Northernmost Latitude -1.77 °
Southernmost Latitude -10.57 °
Easternmost Longitude 92.74 °
Westernmost Longitude 106.26 °
Diameter 574.00 km
Center Latitude -6.24 °
Center Longitude 98.66 °
Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad H-07 [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 Gaulish equivalent of the Roman god Mercury.
Last Updated Mar 14, 2017 4:15 PM

The boundaries shown on the maps above are approximate and are intended only to portray the locations of named features and their rough extents.
Get help using the map above.

Changes in the control network drop down are not reflected in the feature boundaries in the map above. Only the primary control network feature boundaries (in green) are displayed on the map.