Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Mons, montes: Wright Mons on Pluto

Wright Mons

Feature Name Wright Mons
Clean Name Wright Mons
Feature ID 15835
Target Pluto
Feature Type Mons, montes
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network Pluto
kml download Wright Mons.kml
Continent North America
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
United States
Quad -
Reference [524] - Encyclopedia of Creativity, Vol. 2, editors Mark A. Runco, Steven R. Pritzker. Academic Press, 1999. P. 721.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date May 30, 2019
Origin Orville (1871–1948) and Wilbur (1867–1912), brothers, U.S. aviation pioneers who invented, built, and flew in 1903 the world’s first successful powered heavier-than-air flying machine (airplane) with a pilot aboard.
Last Updated May 31, 2019 4:07 PM