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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Ida Facula

Basic Info

Feature Name Ida Facula
Clean Name Ida Facula
Feature ID 2646
Target Amalthea
Feature Type Facula, faculae


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 1.43 °
Southmost Latitude 1.43 °
Eastmost Longitude 175.00 °
Westmost Longitude 175.00 °
Diameter 50.00 km
Center Latitude 20.00 °
Center Longitude 175.00 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1979
Continent Europe
Ethnicity Greek
Origin Greek; mountain where Zeus played as a child.
Reference [19] - The Greek Myths (2 vols.), by Robert Graves: Penguin Books Ltd., Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England, 1974.
Updated Sep 10, 2014 1:46 PM