Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Fluctus, fluctūs: Mixcoatl Fluctus on Io

Mixcoatl Fluctus

Feature Name Mixcoatl Fluctus
Clean Name Mixcoatl Fluctus
Feature ID 16214
Target Io
Feature Type Fluctus, fluctūs
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network Voyager/Galileo SSI
Northernmost Latitude -43.81 °
Southernmost Latitude -48.82 °
Easternmost Longitude 138.21 °
Westernmost Longitude 144.08 °
Diameter 246.00 km
Center Latitude -46.32 °
Center Longitude 141.15 °
Continent North America
Group or Country
Quad -
Reference [729] - Dictionary of Nature Myths: Legends of the Earth, Sea, and Sky, by Tamra Andrews: United Kingdom, Oxford University Press, 2000.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date May 15, 2023
Origin Aztec cloud-serpent, a storm god who uses lightning arrows as his weapon.
Last Updated May 16, 2023 12:00 AM

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