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

Utaridi Planitia

Feature Name Utaridi Planitia
Clean Name Utaridi Planitia
Feature ID 15563
Target Mercury
Feature Type Planitia, planitiae
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network MESSENGER Team
Northernmost Latitude -54.05 °
Southernmost Latitude -75.10 °
Easternmost Longitude 260.24 °
Westernmost Longitude 292.72 °
Diameter 930.00 km
Center Latitude -65.50 °
Center Longitude 270.17 °
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Continent Africa
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Swahili
Quad H-15 [pdf]
Reference [410] - Swahili Islamic Poetry: Introduction, The celebration of Mohammed’s birthday, Swahili Islamic cosmology, edited by Jan Knappert: Brill Archive, 1971.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Mar 14, 2017
Origin Swahili (E. Africa) name for the planet Mercury.
Last Updated Mar 14, 2017 4:37 PM

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