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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Nathair Facula
Clean Name Nathair Facula
Feature ID 15724
Target Mercury
Feature Type Facula, faculae


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 39.20 °
Southmost Latitude 32.80 °
Eastmost Longitude 291.50 °
Westmost Longitude 299.50 °
Diameter 270.00 km
Center Latitude 36.00 °
Center Longitude 295.50 °
Quad H-05 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Apr 02, 2018
Continent Europe
Culture Ireland
Origin Irish word for snake.
Reference [422] - Irish-English English-Irish Easy Reference Dictionary, Educational Company of Ireland: Rowman & Littlefield, 1998.
Updated Apr 03, 2018 8:53 AM

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