Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Rupes, rupēs: Meteor Rupēs on Mercury

Meteor Rupēs

Feature Name Meteor Rupēs
Clean Name Meteor Rupes
Feature ID 15776
Target Mercury
Feature Type Rupes, rupēs
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network MESSENGER Team
Northernmost Latitude -42.80 °
Southernmost Latitude -52.20 °
Easternmost Longitude 329.70 °
Westernmost Longitude 1.70 °
Diameter 990.00 km
Center Latitude -47.70 °
Center Longitude 345.70 °
Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad H-14 [pdf]
Reference [485] - The Meteor Expedition, an Ocean Survey, by W. J. Emery, In: Sears M., Merriman D. (eds) Oceanography: The Past. Springer, New York, NY, 1980.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Oct 19, 2018
Origin German; expedition on Meteor ship explored the South Atlantic Ocean, 1925-1927.
Last Updated Oct 19, 2018 3:47 PM

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