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

Yinshe Facula

Feature Name Yinshe Facula
Clean Name Yinshe Facula
Feature ID 15920
Target Mercury
Feature Type Facula, faculae
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network MESSENGER Team
Northernmost Latitude -45.84 °
Southernmost Latitude -46.80 °
Easternmost Longitude 190.70 °
Westernmost Longitude 191.73 °
Diameter 41.03 km
Center Latitude -46.32 °
Center Longitude 191.22 °
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Continent Asia
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
China
Quad H-13 [pdf]
Reference [576] - Handbook of Contemporary China, edited by William S. Tay and Alvin Y. So: World Scientific Publishing, Singapore, 2012.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Jun 01, 2020
Origin Chinese word for silver snake.
Last Updated Jul 01, 2020 5:33 PM

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