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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature


Basic Info

Feature Name Achelous
Clean Name Achelous
Feature ID 33
Target Ganymede
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 62.34 °
Southmost Latitude 61.47 °
Eastmost Longitude 11.01 °
Westmost Longitude 12.55 °
Diameter 40.00 km
Center Latitude 61.90 °
Center Longitude 11.78 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1979
Continent Europe
Ethnicity Greek
Origin Greek river god; father of Callirrhoe, Ganymede's mother.
Reference [19] - The Greek Myths (2 vols.), by Robert Graves: Penguin Books Ltd., Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England, 1974.
Updated Nov 13, 2015 9:12 AM

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