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

Wanajo Patera

Feature Name Wanajo Patera
Clean Name Wanajo Patera
Feature ID 16216
Target Io
Feature Type Patera, paterae
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network Voyager/Galileo SSI
Northernmost Latitude -58.41 °
Southernmost Latitude -59.09 °
Easternmost Longitude 179.44 °
Westernmost Longitude 178.30 °
Diameter 24.00 km
Center Latitude -58.75 °
Center Longitude 178.87 °
Continent Oceania
Group or Country
Papua New Guinea
Quad -
Reference [431] - A Dictionary of Gods and Goddesses, Devils and Demons, by Manfred Lurker: Routledge, 2015.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date May 15, 2023
Origin Louisiade Archipelago (Papua New Guinea) cultural hero, lit the first fire and scattered its ashes across the heavens to form clouds.
Last Updated May 16, 2023 1:12 AM

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