Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Rupes, rupēs: Hestia Rupes on Venus

Hestia Rupes

Feature Name Hestia Rupes
Clean Name Hestia Rupes
Feature ID 2492
Target Venus
Feature Type Rupes, rupēs
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Greek
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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 hearth goddess.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM