Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Patera, paterae: Amaterasu Patera on Io

Amaterasu Patera

Feature Name Amaterasu Patera
Clean Name Amaterasu Patera
Feature ID 216
Target Io
Feature Type Patera, paterae
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 39.37 °
Southernmost Latitude 37.01 °
Easternmost Longitude 304.76 °
Westernmost Longitude 308.28 °
Diameter 93.10 km
Center Latitude 38.13 °
Center Longitude 306.53 °
Northernmost Latitude 39.33 °
Southernmost Latitude 36.96 °
Easternmost Longitude 304.74 °
Westernmost Longitude 308.37 °
Diameter 95.27 km
Center Latitude 38.21 °
Center Longitude 306.55 °
Continent Asia
Group or Country
Quad -
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 1979
Origin Japanese sun goddess.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM

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