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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Hiruko Patera
Clean Name Hiruko Patera
Feature ID 2525
Target Io
Feature Type Patera, paterae


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -63.77 °
Southmost Latitude -66.41 °
Eastmost Longitude 326.42 °
Westmost Longitude 331.27 °
Diameter 89.54 km
Center Latitude -65.09 °
Center Longitude 328.83 °
Northmost Latitude -63.74 °
Southmost Latitude -66.49 °
Eastmost Longitude 326.39 °
Westmost Longitude 331.40 °
Diameter 92.83 km
Center Latitude -65.09 °
Center Longitude 328.87 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1979
Continent Asia
Ethnicity Japan
Origin Japanese sun god.
Reference [1] - Larousse Encyclopedia of Mythology, translated by R. Aldington and D. Ames: Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd., New York, 1976.
Updated Apr 09, 2009 5:24 PM

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