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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Hesperides Rupes
Clean Name Hesperides Rupes
Feature ID 16156
Target Mercury
Feature Type Rupes, rupēs


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -1.54 °
Southmost Latitude -4.99 °
Eastmost Longitude 185.32 °
Westmost Longitude 192.74 °
Diameter 374.00 km
Center Latitude -2.98 °
Center Longitude 189.55 °
Quad H-08 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Jan 11, 2023
Continent Europe
Culture Spain
Origin Spanish; a global research vessel, used since 1991 for studies of geology, geophysics, hydrography, physical and chemical oceanography, marine biology as well as for logistical support to the Spanish Antarctic bases.
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Updated Jan 19, 2023 1:33 AM

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