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

Nzoka Facula

Feature Name Nzoka Facula
Clean Name Nzoka Facula
Feature ID 15748
Target Mercury
Feature Type Facula, faculae
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network MESSENGER Team
Northernmost Latitude 15.60 °
Southernmost Latitude 15.20 °
Easternmost Longitude 194.40 °
Westernmost Longitude 195.00 °
Diameter 20.00 km
Center Latitude 15.40 °
Center Longitude 194.70 °
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Continent Africa
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Kenya
Quad H-08 [pdf]
Reference [462] - The New Kikamba-English Dictionary, by Joseph Kibwaa: Book Venture Publishing LLC, 2015.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Apr 16, 2018
Origin Kamba (Kenya) word for snake.
Last Updated Apr 16, 2018 12:51 PM

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