Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Corona, coronae: Ama Corona on Venus

Ama Corona

Feature Name Ama Corona
Clean Name Ama Corona
Feature ID 211
Target Venus
Feature Type Corona, coronae
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent Africa
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Nigeria
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Reference [107] - List provided by George Burba, Vernadsky Institute, Moscow.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1997
Origin Jukun (Central Nigeria) goddess of childbirth, personification of earth.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM