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

Olafat Patera

Feature Name Olafat Patera
Clean Name Olafat Patera
Feature ID 16222
Target Io
Feature Type Patera, paterae
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network Voyager/Galileo SSI
Northernmost Latitude -60.93 °
Southernmost Latitude -64.39 °
Easternmost Longitude 241.83 °
Westernmost Longitude 246.95 °
Diameter 119.00 km
Center Latitude -62.66 °
Center Longitude 244.39 °
Continent Oceania
Group or Country
Caroline Is.
Quad -
Reference [731] - Thematic Guide to World Mythology, by Lorena Stookey: Greenwood Press, 2004.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Jun 26, 2023
Origin Caroline Islands (Micronesia) fire-bringing demigod, the great trickster, similar to Polynesian Maui.
Last Updated Jul 12, 2023 4:53 PM

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