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

Vejas Rupes

Feature Name Vejas Rupes
Clean Name Vejas Rupes
Feature ID 16164
Target Mercury
Feature Type Rupes, rupēs
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network MESSENGER Team
Northernmost Latitude 36.26 °
Southernmost Latitude 35.16 °
Easternmost Longitude 160.45 °
Westernmost Longitude 164.05 °
Diameter 133.00 km
Center Latitude 35.71 °
Center Longitude 162.25 °
Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad H-03 [pdf]
Reference [708] - European Ocean Research Fleets: Towards a Common Strategy and Enhanced Use, Position Paper 10: European Science Foundation Marine Board, 2007.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Jan 27, 2023
Origin Lithuanian; research vessel deployed in the Baltic Sea during 1992-2010 to study the seasonal dynamics of phytoplankton communities and their development.
Last Updated Jan 30, 2023 7:42 PM

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