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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Belton Regio
Clean Name Belton Regio
Feature ID 16257
Target Pluto
Feature Type Regio, regiones


Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 14.48 °
Southmost Latitude -35.30 °
Eastmost Longitude 170.72 °
Westmost Longitude 12.06 °
Diameter 3255.00 km
Center Latitude -9.21 °
Center Longitude 91.42 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Sep 22, 2023
Continent Europe
Culture England
Origin Michael J. S.; British astronomer who in 2002 chaired the first Planetary Science Decadal Survey, which established NASA’s New Frontiers Program, including the New Horizons mission to Pluto and the Kuiper Belt (1934-2018).
Reference [767] - Division of Planetary Sciences In Memoriam Michael J. S. Belton
Updated Sep 22, 2023 5:48 PM

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