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

Bitin Facula

Feature Name Bitin Facula
Clean Name Bitin Facula
Feature ID 15820
Target Mercury
Feature Type Facula, faculae
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network MESSENGER Team
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Continent Asia
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Philippines
Quad H-11 [pdf]
Reference [516] - An Introduction to Cebuano, by Andrew M. Nelson. Rotary Press, 1964.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Apr 16, 2019
Origin Cebuano (S. Philippines) word for snake.
Last Updated Apr 16, 2019 2:00 PM

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