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


Feature Name Hios
Clean Name Hios
Feature ID 2514
Target Eros
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude -9.40 °
Southernmost Latitude -9.40 °
Easternmost Longitude 130.90 °
Westernmost Longitude 130.90 °
Diameter 1.30 km
Center Latitude -9.40 °
Center Longitude 130.90 °
Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad -
Reference -
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 2003
Origin Love child of Poseidon and Hiona in Greek mythology; also island (Chios) in the Aegean Sea.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM