Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Patera, paterae: Kinich Ahau Patera on Io

Kinich Ahau Patera

Feature Name Kinich Ahau Patera
Clean Name Kinich Ahau Patera
Feature ID 3041
Target Io
Feature Type Patera, paterae
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 49.91 °
Southernmost Latitude 48.54 °
Easternmost Longitude 309.43 °
Westernmost Longitude 311.10 °
Diameter 44.26 km
Center Latitude 49.35 °
Center Longitude 310.25 °
Northernmost Latitude 49.96 °
Southernmost Latitude 48.65 °
Easternmost Longitude 309.32 °
Westernmost Longitude 311.13 °
Diameter 45.21 km
Center Latitude 49.34 °
Center Longitude 310.20 °
Continent South and Central America
Group or Country
Quad -
Reference [83] - Dictionary of Mythology, Folklore, and Symbols (in 3 vols.), by Gertrude Jobes: Scarecrow Press, Inc., New York, 1962.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 2000
Origin Mayan sun god.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM

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