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

Orm Faculae

Feature Name Orm Faculae
Clean Name Orm Faculae
Feature ID 15815
Target Mercury
Feature Type Facula, faculae
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network MESSENGER Team
Northernmost Latitude 27.90 °
Southernmost Latitude 25.25 °
Easternmost Longitude 58.39 °
Westernmost Longitude 60.97 °
Diameter 125.00 km
Center Latitude 26.58 °
Center Longitude 59.68 °
Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad H-02 [pdf]
Reference [511] - Elementary Swedish Grammar, by Harold Howie Borland. J. Groos, 1936.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Apr 16, 2019
Origin Swedish word for snake.
Last Updated Apr 16, 2019 1:23 PM

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