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

Inyoka Faculae

Feature Name Inyoka Faculae
Clean Name Inyoka Faculae
Feature ID 15746
Target Mercury
Feature Type Facula, faculae
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network MESSENGER Team
Northernmost Latitude 15.40 °
Southernmost Latitude 12.70 °
Easternmost Longitude 196.50 °
Westernmost Longitude 199.00 °
Diameter 130.00 km
Center Latitude 14.00 °
Center Longitude 197.70 °
Continent Africa
Group or Country
Quad H-08 [pdf]
Reference [460] - A Zulu-Kafir Dictionary: Etymologically Explained, with Copious Illustrations and Examples, Preceded by an Introduction on the Zulu-Kafir Language, by Jacob Ludwig Döhne: G. J. Pike, 1857.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Apr 16, 2018
Origin Zulu and Xhosa (South Africa) word for snake.
Last Updated Apr 16, 2018 11:12 AM

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