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

Apophis

Feature Name Apophis
Clean Name Apophis
Feature ID 329
Target Ganymede
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent Africa
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Egypt
Quad -
Reference [157] - Great Figures of Mythology, by Peter Clayton: Crescent Books, New York, 1990.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 2000
Origin Egyptian gigantic serpent symbolizing chaos or nonexistence.
Last Updated Nov 13, 2015 11:01 AM