Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Crater, craters: Galatea on Eros

Galatea

Feature Name Galatea
Clean Name Galatea
Feature ID 2064
Target Eros
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Greek
Quad -
Reference [127] - Goddesses in World Mythology, by Martha Ann and Dorothy Myers Imel: ABC-CLIO, Inc., Santa Barbara, CA 1993.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 2003
Origin Woman in Greek mythology, brought to life from statue by Pygmalion, legendary king of Cyprus.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM