Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Fossa, fossae: Hephaestus Fossae on Mars

Hephaestus Fossae

Feature Name Hephaestus Fossae
Clean Name Hephaestus Fossae
Feature ID 2457
Target Mars
Feature Type Fossa, fossae
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 24.25 °
Southernmost Latitude 17.31 °
Easternmost Longitude 127.10 °
Westernmost Longitude 118.20 °
Diameter 604.00 km
Center Latitude 20.87 °
Center Longitude 122.50 °
Northernmost Latitude 24.25 °
Southernmost Latitude 17.31 °
Easternmost Longitude 232.90 °
Westernmost Longitude 241.80 °
Diameter 604.00 km
Center Latitude 20.87 °
Center Longitude 237.50 °
Northernmost Latitude 24.26 °
Southernmost Latitude 17.28 °
Easternmost Longitude 127.10 °
Westernmost Longitude 118.29 °
Diameter 633.32 km
Center Latitude 20.84 °
Center Longitude 122.85 °
Northernmost Latitude 24.26 °
Southernmost Latitude 17.28 °
Easternmost Longitude 232.90 °
Westernmost Longitude 241.71 °
Diameter 633.32 km
Center Latitude 20.84 °
Center Longitude 237.15 °
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Greek
Quad mc14 [pdf]
Reference [57] - Map of albedo features of Mars, (plates 2-5), in La Planéte Mars, by E.M. Antoniadi: Librairie Scientifique, Hermann et Cie., Paris, 1930.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1973
Origin Classical albedo feature name.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM

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