Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Facula, faculae: Neidr Facula on Mercury

Neidr Facula

Feature Name Neidr Facula
Clean Name Neidr Facula
Feature ID 15725
Target Mercury
Feature Type Facula, faculae
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network MESSENGER Team
Northernmost Latitude 36.90 °
Southernmost Latitude 34.90 °
Easternmost Longitude 301.40 °
Westernmost Longitude 303.80 °
Diameter 90.00 km
Center Latitude 35.90 °
Center Longitude 302.70 °
Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad H-05 [pdf]
Reference [452] - Geiriadur yr Academi – The Welsh Academy English-Welsh Dictionary Online, by Bruce Griffiths, Dafydd Glyn Jones (
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Apr 02, 2018
Origin Welsh word for snake.
Last Updated Apr 03, 2018 9:05 AM

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