Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Fossa, fossae: Beatrice Fossa on Pluto

Beatrice Fossa

Feature Name Beatrice Fossa
Clean Name Beatrice Fossa
Feature ID 15962
Target Pluto
Feature Type Fossa, fossae
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network Pluto
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Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad -
Reference [156] - The Inferno, by Dante Alighieri: Mentor Books, New York, 1954.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Feb 03, 2021
Origin In The Inferno by Dante, Beatrice descends into hell to find Virgil and ask him to guide Dante. She later guides Dante through Paradise in Paradiso.
Last Updated Feb 03, 2021 9:25 PM