Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Sulcus, sulci: Aquarius Sulcus on Ganymede

Aquarius Sulcus

Feature Name Aquarius Sulcus
Clean Name Aquarius Sulcus
Feature ID 334
Target Ganymede
Feature Type Sulcus, sulci
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude 57.50 °
Southernmost Latitude 41.40 °
Easternmost Longitude 343.70 °
Westernmost Longitude 24.30 °
Diameter 1420.00 km
Center Latitude 52.40 °
Center Longitude 4.00 °
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Greek
Quad -
Reference [19] - The Greek Myths (2 vols.), by Robert Graves: Penguin Books Ltd., Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England, 1974.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1979
Origin Greek; Zeus set Ganymede among the stars as the constellation of Aquarius, the water carrier.
Last Updated Feb 23, 2016 7:25 AM