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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Hayabusa Terra
Clean Name Hayabusa Terra
Feature ID 15677
Target Pluto
Feature Type Terra, terrae


Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 62.39 °
Southmost Latitude 28.34 °
Eastmost Longitude 264.84 °
Westmost Longitude 196.93 °
Diameter 1115.00 km
Center Latitude 46.07 °
Center Longitude 229.88 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Aug 08, 2017
Continent Asia
Culture Japan
Origin Japanese Hayabusa (literally Peregrine Falcon) spacecraft that performed the first asteroid sample return (2003–2010).
Reference [59] - The New Encyclopaedia Britannica: Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc., Chicago, 1974, 1993.
Updated Sep 15, 2017 12:58 PM

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