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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Safronov Regio
Clean Name Safronov Regio
Feature ID 16258
Target Pluto
Feature Type Regio, regiones


Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -3.50 °
Southmost Latitude -22.08 °
Eastmost Longitude 227.68 °
Westmost Longitude 191.95 °
Diameter 740.00 km
Center Latitude -13.36 °
Center Longitude 209.49 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Sep 22, 2023
Continent Europe
Culture Russia
Origin Viktor; Russian astronomer who proposed the planetesimal hypothesis for how the Solar System formed from a disk of gas and dust around the Sun (1917-1999).
Reference [768] - Icarus In Memoriam Victor Sergeyevich Safronov (1917–1999)
Updated Sep 22, 2023 5:45 PM

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