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

Amaru Facula

Feature Name Amaru Facula
Clean Name Amaru Facula
Feature ID 15754
Target Mercury
Feature Type Facula, faculae
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network MESSENGER Team
Northernmost Latitude -49.40 °
Southernmost Latitude -50.20 °
Easternmost Longitude 348.80 °
Westernmost Longitude 350.30 °
Diameter 45.00 km
Center Latitude -49.80 °
Center Longitude 349.50 °
Continent South and Central America
Group or Country
Quad H-14 [pdf]
Reference [478] - Introduction to Quechua: Language of the Andes, 2nd Edition, by Judith Noble and Jaime Lacasa: Dog Ear Publishing, 2010.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date May 01, 2018
Origin Quechua word for snake.
Last Updated May 01, 2018 8:46 AM

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