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

Hesperides Rupes

Feature Name Hesperides Rupes
Clean Name Hesperides Rupes
Feature ID 16156
Target Mercury
Feature Type Rupes, rupēs
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network MESSENGER Team
Northernmost Latitude -1.54 °
Southernmost Latitude -4.99 °
Easternmost Longitude 185.32 °
Westernmost Longitude 192.74 °
Diameter 374.00 km
Center Latitude -2.98 °
Center Longitude 189.55 °
Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad H-08 [pdf]
Reference [702] -
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Jan 11, 2023
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.
Last Updated Jan 19, 2023 1:33 AM

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