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

Celaeno Saxum

Feature Name Celaeno Saxum
Clean Name Celaeno Saxum
Feature ID 15914
Target Bennu
Feature Type Saxum, saxa
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad -
Reference [44] - The Aeneid of Virgil, translated by Allen Mandelbaum: Bantam Books, Inc., New York, 1971.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Mar 26, 2020
Origin Greek, one of the harpies (together with Aellopus and Ocypete), half-maiden and half-bird personification of darkness and storm winds, that would snatch and carry things away from Earth.
Last Updated Jun 10, 2020 8:48 PM

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