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

Slang Faculae

Feature Name Slang Faculae
Clean Name Slang Faculae
Feature ID 15730
Target Mercury
Feature Type Facula, faculae
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network MESSENGER Team
Northernmost Latitude 26.50 °
Southernmost Latitude 22.50 °
Easternmost Longitude 177.10 °
Westernmost Longitude 181.60 °
Diameter 204.00 km
Center Latitude 24.50 °
Center Longitude 179.30 °
Continent Africa
Group or Country
Quad H-03 [pdf]
Reference [457] - Afrikaans-English, English-Afrikaans Dictionary, by Jan Kromhout: Hippocrene Books, 2001.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Apr 02, 2018
Origin Afrikaans word for snake.
Last Updated Apr 03, 2018 11:52 AM

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