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

Selen Rupēs

Feature Name Selen Rupēs
Clean Name Selen Rupes
Feature ID 16153
Target Mercury
Feature Type Rupes, rupēs
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network MESSENGER Team
Northernmost Latitude -5.67 °
Southernmost Latitude -9.53 °
Easternmost Longitude 177.29 °
Westernmost Longitude 181.44 °
Diameter 246.00 km
Center Latitude -8.11 °
Center Longitude 178.92 °
Continent Asia
Group or Country
Quad H-08 [pdf]
Reference [699] -
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Jan 11, 2023
Origin Turkish; research vessel used mainly in Sea of Marmara since 2010 for high resolution geophysical exploration in shallow waters.
Last Updated Jan 18, 2023 11:39 PM

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