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International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Rupes, rupēs: Astrea Rupes on Mercury

Astrea Rupes

Feature Name Astrea Rupes
Clean Name Astrea Rupes
Feature ID 16108
Target Mercury
Feature Type Rupes, rupēs
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network MESSENGER Team
Northernmost Latitude -18.94 °
Southernmost Latitude -22.04 °
Easternmost Longitude 242.94 °
Westernmost Longitude 245.89 °
Diameter 178.00 km
Center Latitude -20.31 °
Center Longitude 244.15 °
Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad H-09 [pdf]
Reference [655] - International Research Vessel Schedules and Information, Vessel Data and Contact Information for the Astrea:
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Dec 02, 2022
Origin Italian; multi-purpose research vessel used in particular for investigations in fisheries, aquaculture, oceanography within the Mediterranean Sea since 2003.
Last Updated Dec 09, 2022 5:41 PM

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