Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Tholus, tholi: Alcyone Tholus on Venus

Alcyone Tholus

Feature Name Alcyone Tholus
Clean Name Alcyone Tholus
Feature ID 169
Target Venus
Feature Type Tholus, tholi
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude -1.80 °
Southernmost Latitude -2.50 °
Easternmost Longitude 256.80 °
Westernmost Longitude 256.00 °
Diameter 70.00 km
Center Latitude -2.10 °
Center Longitude 256.40 °
Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad v40 [pdf]
Reference [83] - Dictionary of Mythology, Folklore, and Symbols (in 3 vols.), by Gertrude Jobes: Scarecrow Press, Inc., New York, 1962.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 2003
Origin Greek goddess who is the personification of a rain cloud.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM

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