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


Feature Name Amata
Clean Name Amata
Feature ID 215
Target Dione
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude 8.84 °
Southernmost Latitude 2.00 °
Easternmost Longitude 276.34 °
Westernmost Longitude 283.37 °
Diameter 76.00 km
Center Latitude 5.17 °
Center Longitude 279.81 °
Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad -
Reference [44] - The Aeneid of Virgil, translated by Allen Mandelbaum: Bantam Books, Inc., New York, 1971.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1982
Origin Mother of Lavinia (wife of Aeneas).
Last Updated Jun 04, 2008 10:45 AM
Additional Information Name moved 3/17/2008 to a smaller, well-defined crater.