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

Lance Rupes

Feature Name Lance Rupes
Clean Name Lance Rupes
Feature ID 16157
Target Mercury
Feature Type Rupes, rupēs
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network MESSENGER Team
Northernmost Latitude -2.30 °
Southernmost Latitude -6.00 °
Easternmost Longitude 182.46 °
Westernmost Longitude 183.15 °
Diameter 167.00 km
Center Latitude -4.23 °
Center Longitude 182.60 °
Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad H-08 [pdf]
Reference [703] -
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Jan 11, 2023
Origin Norwegian; a research vessel that has operated primarily in the Arctic since 1992 for various research purposes, in particular marine biology and oceanography; was used for Mars rover simulations on Svalbard in 2009.
Last Updated Jan 19, 2023 1:44 AM

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