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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Janus Patera
Clean Name Janus Patera
Feature ID 2802
Target Io
Feature Type Patera, paterae


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -3.77 °
Southmost Latitude -5.41 °
Eastmost Longitude 38.40 °
Westmost Longitude 39.69 °
Diameter 60.07 km
Center Latitude -4.56 °
Center Longitude 39.05 °
Northmost Latitude -3.79 °
Southmost Latitude -5.32 °
Eastmost Longitude 38.31 °
Westmost Longitude 39.73 °
Diameter 53.22 km
Center Latitude -4.56 °
Center Longitude 39.02 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1997
Continent Europe
Ethnicity Italy
Origin Italian sun god.
Reference [83] - Dictionary of Mythology, Folklore, and Symbols (in 3 vols.), by Gertrude Jobes: Scarecrow Press, Inc., New York, 1962.
Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM

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