Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Chaos, chaoses: Leix Chaos on Europa

Leix Chaos

Feature Name Leix Chaos
Clean Name Leix Chaos
Feature ID 16066
Target Europa
Feature Type Chaos, chaoses
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude -34.54 °
Southernmost Latitude -43.56 °
Easternmost Longitude 144.56 °
Westernmost Longitude 124.79 °
Diameter 415.00 km
Center Latitude -39.39 °
Center Longitude 136.20 °
Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad -
Reference [632] - Celtic Myths and Legends, by T. W. Rolleston: Dover Publications, 2012.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Jan 04, 2022
Origin In Celtic mythology, the city to which Maeldūn voyaged to avenge his father, Ailill Edge-of-Battle.
Last Updated May 02, 2022 8:26 PM