Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Patera, paterae: Gauwa Patera on Io

Gauwa Patera

Feature Name Gauwa Patera
Clean Name Gauwa Patera
Feature ID 16171
Target Io
Feature Type Patera, paterae
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network Voyager/Galileo SSI
Northernmost Latitude 36.09 °
Southernmost Latitude 35.21 °
Easternmost Longitude 11.74 °
Westernmost Longitude 12.62 °
Diameter 27.00 km
Center Latitude 35.65 °
Center Longitude 12.18 °
Continent Africa
Group or Country
Quad -
Reference [711] - Nyae Nyae !Kung, Belief and Rites by Lorna J. Marshall, Peabody Museum of Archeology and Ethology Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1999.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Mar 10, 2023
Origin !Kung (people of Sao/Bushmen group in Angola, Namibia, and Botswana) western sky sun god.
Last Updated Mar 20, 2023 5:52 PM

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