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

Heiseb Patera

Feature Name Heiseb Patera
Clean Name Heiseb Patera
Feature ID 2419
Target Io
Feature Type Patera, paterae
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 30.32 °
Southernmost Latitude 29.21 °
Easternmost Longitude 243.72 °
Westernmost Longitude 245.98 °
Diameter 62.48 km
Center Latitude 29.79 °
Center Longitude 244.85 °
Northernmost Latitude 30.66 °
Southernmost Latitude 29.21 °
Easternmost Longitude 243.06 °
Westernmost Longitude 245.89 °
Diameter 78.48 km
Center Latitude 29.95 °
Center Longitude 244.49 °
Continent Africa
Group or Country
Quad -
Reference [30] - Comparative Cultures: Human Relations Area File Inc., New Haven, Conn.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1985
Origin Bushman devil who represents fire.
Last Updated Apr 09, 2009 5:23 PM

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