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

Providencia Rupes

Feature Name Providencia Rupes
Clean Name Providencia Rupes
Feature ID 16154
Target Mercury
Feature Type Rupes, rupēs
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network MESSENGER Team
Northernmost Latitude 5.58 °
Southernmost Latitude -1.69 °
Easternmost Longitude 233.22 °
Westernmost Longitude 233.91 °
Diameter 310.00 km
Center Latitude 1.94 °
Center Longitude 233.57 °
Continent South and Central America
Group or Country
Quad H-09 [pdf]
Reference [700] - A New Method for the Collection of Marine Geomagnetic Information: Survey Application in the Colombian Caribbean. Journal of Marine Science and Engineering. 2021; 9(1):10.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Jan 11, 2023
Origin Colombian; a research vessel used for biological, meteorological, chemistry, physics, geology, and oceanographic studies in the Caribbean Sea and Pacific Ocean since 1981.
Last Updated Jan 19, 2023 12:59 AM

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