Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Crater, craters: Himeros on Eros


Feature Name Himeros
Clean Name Himeros
Feature ID 2508
Target Eros
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude 21.20 °
Southernmost Latitude 21.20 °
Easternmost Longitude 282.30 °
Westernmost Longitude 282.30 °
Diameter 10.00 km
Center Latitude 21.20 °
Center Longitude 282.30 °
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 2003
Origin Attendant of Eros; personification of the longing of love in Greek mythology.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM