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

Thueban Facula

Feature Name Thueban Facula
Clean Name Thueban Facula
Feature ID 15729
Target Mercury
Feature Type Facula, faculae
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network MESSENGER Team
Northernmost Latitude 49.00 °
Southernmost Latitude 48.40 °
Easternmost Longitude 200.20 °
Westernmost Longitude 200.80 °
Diameter 25.00 km
Center Latitude 48.70 °
Center Longitude 200.50 °
Continent Asia
Group or Country
Quad H-04 [pdf]
Reference [456] - Cambridge Dictionary, English-Arabic (
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Apr 02, 2018
Origin Arabic word for snake.
Last Updated Apr 03, 2018 11:42 AM

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