Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Saxum, saxa: Catafo Saxum on Ryugu

Catafo Saxum

Feature Name Catafo Saxum
Clean Name Catafo Saxum
Feature ID 15798
Target Ryugu
Feature Type Saxum, saxa
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network Ryugu
Northernmost Latitude -3.00 °
Southernmost Latitude -8.00 °
Easternmost Longitude 1.90 °
Westernmost Longitude 358.00 °
Diameter 0.05 km
Center Latitude -5.50 °
Center Longitude 0.00 °
Continent North America
Group or Country
United States
Quad -
Reference [495] - Cajun Folktales, by J. J. Reneaux. August House Publishers, Inc. Little Rock. 1992.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Dec 19, 2018
Origin Smart boy, who marked a trail in the woods with corn meal to know the way back, from Cajun (Southern USA) fairy tale.
Last Updated Apr 08, 2019 12:44 PM
Additional Information Defines zero degrees longitude on Ryugu.