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


Feature Name Acastus
Clean Name Acastus
Feature ID 28
Target Phoebe
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude 9.60 °
Southernmost Latitude 9.60 °
Easternmost Longitude 148.50 °
Westernmost Longitude 148.50 °
Diameter 34.00 km
Center Latitude 9.60 °
Center Longitude 148.50 °
Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad -
Reference [177] - The Argonautica, by Valerius Flaccus (with an English translation by J.H. Mozley): The Loeb Classical Library, Cambridge (Mass.), 1934.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 2006
Origin Argonaut, son of the Thessalian king Pelias, took part in the Calydonian boar hunt.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM