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

Legend Rupes

Feature Name Legend Rupes
Clean Name Legend Rupes
Feature ID 16109
Target Mercury
Feature Type Rupes, rupēs
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network MESSENGER Team
Northernmost Latitude -17.21 °
Southernmost Latitude -19.37 °
Easternmost Longitude 343.43 °
Westernmost Longitude 348.45 °
Diameter 209.00 km
Center Latitude -17.62 °
Center Longitude 345.53 °
Continent Asia
Group or Country
Quad H-10 [pdf]
Reference [656] - Taiwan Ocean Research Institute, NARLabs, R/V Legend:
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Dec 02, 2022
Origin Taiwanese; a research vessel used since 2018 for oceanographic observations, seafloor topographic mapping, seismic survey and sediment coring in the Pacific Ocean area adjacent to East Asia.
Last Updated Dec 09, 2022 5:48 PM

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