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

Nākahi Facula

Feature Name Nākahi Facula
Clean Name Nakahi Facula
Feature ID 15753
Target Mercury
Feature Type Facula, faculae
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network MESSENGER Team
Northernmost Latitude -52.10 °
Southernmost Latitude -53.40 °
Easternmost Longitude 341.20 °
Westernmost Longitude 343.30 °
Diameter 64.00 km
Center Latitude -52.70 °
Center Longitude 342.20 °
Continent Oceania
Group or Country
New Zealand
Quad H-14 [pdf]
Reference [477] - Papahurihia, first Maori prophet, by Ormond Wilson: The Journal of the Polynesian Society, Volume 74, 1965.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date May 01, 2018
Origin Māori word for snake.
Last Updated May 01, 2018 8:40 AM

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