Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Tessera, tesserae: Fortuna Tessera on Venus

Fortuna Tessera

Feature Name Fortuna Tessera
Clean Name Fortuna Tessera
Feature ID 1997
Target Venus
Feature Type Tessera, tesserae
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Roman
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Reference [1] - Larousse Encyclopedia of Mythology, translated by R. Aldington and D. Ames: Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd., New York, 1976.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1985
Origin Roman goddess of chance.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM