Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Mensa, mensae: Belenos Mensa on Europa

Belenos Mensa

Feature Name Belenos Mensa
Clean Name Belenos Mensa
Feature ID 15822
Target Europa
Feature Type Mensa, mensae
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude 43.36 °
Southernmost Latitude 42.13 °
Easternmost Longitude 74.78 °
Westernmost Longitude 75.38 °
Diameter 34.00 km
Center Latitude 42.75 °
Center Longitude 75.08 °
Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad -
Reference [517] - The Book of Celtic Myths: From the Mystic Might of the Celtic Warriors to the Magic of the Fey Folk, the Storied History and Folklore of Ireland, Scotland, Brittany, and Wales: Adams Media (Eds.), Avon, 2017.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date May 28, 2019
Origin Celtic sun god, equated with Apollo in that character; found mainly in Aquileia (now at NE Italy).
Last Updated May 28, 2019 9:27 AM