Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Rupes, rupēs: Alpha Crucis Rupēs on Mercury

Alpha Crucis Rupēs

Feature Name Alpha Crucis Rupēs
Clean Name Alpha Crucis Rupes
Feature ID 15954
Target Mercury
Feature Type Rupes, rupēs
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network MESSENGER Team
Northernmost Latitude -12.48 °
Southernmost Latitude -17.56 °
Easternmost Longitude 223.59 °
Westernmost Longitude 229.02 °
Diameter 511.30 km
Center Latitude -12.48 °
Center Longitude 228.31 °
Continent South and Central America
Group or Country
Quad H-09 [pdf]
Reference [597] - Plankton Ecology of the Southwestern Atlantic: From the Subtropical to the Subantarctic Realm, ed. by Monica S. Hoffmeyer et al. Springer, 2018. (P. 10).
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Jan 12, 2021
Origin Brazilian; an oceanographic research vessel investigating the role of the South Atlantic in global climate change, as well as studying marine biodiversity.
Last Updated Mar 02, 2021 6:49 PM

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