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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature


Basic Info

Feature Name Halys
Clean Name Halys
Feature ID 2335
Target Dione
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -57.44 °
Southmost Latitude -60.74 °
Eastmost Longitude 49.96 °
Westmost Longitude 56.81 °
Diameter 35.20 km
Center Latitude -59.17 °
Center Longitude 53.72 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1982
Continent Europe
Culture Roman
Origin A Trojan defending Aeneas' camp against the Rutulian attack. He was killed by Turnus.
Reference [44] - The Aeneid of Virgil, translated by Allen Mandelbaum: Bantam Books, Inc., New York, 1971.
Updated Jun 04, 2008 12:30 PM

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