Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock ( ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Kepler Dorsum

Basic Info

Feature Name Kepler Dorsum
Clean Name Kepler Dorsum
Feature ID 2992
Target Phobos
Feature Type Dorsum, dorsa


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -22.00 °
Southmost Latitude -30.00 °
Eastmost Longitude -0.00 °
Westmost Longitude 360.00 °
Diameter 15.00 km
Center Latitude -45.00 °
Center Longitude 356.00 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1987
Continent Europe
Culture Germany
Origin Johannes; German astronomer (1571-1630).
Reference -
Updated Nov 29, 2006 7:55 AM