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

Hephaestus Patera

Feature Name Hephaestus Patera
Clean Name Hephaestus Patera
Feature ID 2458
Target Io
Feature Type Patera, paterae
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 2.42 °
Southernmost Latitude 1.45 °
Easternmost Longitude 289.21 °
Westernmost Longitude 290.41 °
Diameter 38.84 km
Center Latitude 1.95 °
Center Longitude 289.79 °
Northernmost Latitude 2.29 °
Southernmost Latitude 1.39 °
Easternmost Longitude 289.17 °
Westernmost Longitude 290.43 °
Diameter 40.59 km
Center Latitude 1.85 °
Center Longitude 289.78 °
Continent Europe
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 Greek smith god.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM

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