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

Coatl Facula

Feature Name Coatl Facula
Clean Name Coatl Facula
Feature ID 15919
Target Mercury
Feature Type Facula, faculae
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network MESSENGER Team
Northernmost Latitude -29.40 °
Southernmost Latitude -30.10 °
Easternmost Longitude 215.90 °
Westernmost Longitude 217.20 °
Diameter 48.29 km
Center Latitude -29.75 °
Center Longitude 216.55 °
Continent South and Central America
Group or Country
Quad H-13 [pdf]
Reference [575] -
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Jun 01, 2020
Origin Aztec (Nahuatl) word for snake.
Last Updated Jul 01, 2020 5:30 PM

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