Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Fossa, fossae: Sleipnir Fossa on Pluto

Sleipnir Fossa

Feature Name Sleipnir Fossa
Clean Name Sleipnir Fossa
Feature ID 15674
Target Pluto
Feature Type Fossa, fossae
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude 32.43 °
Southernmost Latitude 13.28 °
Easternmost Longitude 241.53 °
Westernmost Longitude 224.33 °
Diameter 508.00 km
Center Latitude 23.70 °
Center Longitude 234.51 °
Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad -
Reference [93] - Funk and Wagnalls Standard Dictionary of Folklore, Mythology, and Legend, edited by Maria Leach: Harper and Row, Inc., New York, 1984.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Aug 08, 2017
Origin A powerful, eight-legged horse in Norse mythology who carried Odin into the Underworld.
Last Updated Sep 15, 2017 12:54 PM

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