Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Chasma, chasmata: Hecate Chasma on Venus

Hecate Chasma

Feature Name Hecate Chasma
Clean Name Hecate Chasma
Feature ID 2406
Target Venus
Feature Type Chasma, chasmata
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude 25.90 °
Southernmost Latitude 14.20 °
Easternmost Longitude 269.30 °
Westernmost Longitude 241.20 °
Diameter 3145.00 km
Center Latitude 18.20 °
Center Longitude 254.30 °
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Continent Europe
Group or Country
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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 1982
Origin Greek moon goddess.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM