Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Catena, catenae: Acheron Catena on Mars

Acheron Catena

Feature Name Acheron Catena
Clean Name Acheron Catena
Feature ID 34
Target Mars
Feature Type Catena, catenae
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 40.67 °
Southernmost Latitude 33.39 °
Easternmost Longitude 261.60 °
Westernmost Longitude 256.60 °
Diameter 491.00 km
Center Latitude 37.27 °
Center Longitude 259.00 °
Northernmost Latitude 40.67 °
Southernmost Latitude 33.39 °
Easternmost Longitude 98.40 °
Westernmost Longitude 103.40 °
Diameter 491.00 km
Center Latitude 37.27 °
Center Longitude 101.00 °
Northernmost Latitude 40.70 °
Southernmost Latitude 33.51 °
Easternmost Longitude 261.71 °
Westernmost Longitude 256.71 °
Diameter 421.77 km
Center Latitude 37.47 °
Center Longitude 259.20 °
Northernmost Latitude 40.70 °
Southernmost Latitude 33.51 °
Easternmost Longitude 98.29 °
Westernmost Longitude 103.29 °
Diameter 421.77 km
Center Latitude 37.47 °
Center Longitude 100.80 °
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Greek
Quad mc03 [pdf]
Reference [57] - Map of albedo features of Mars, (plates 2-5), in La Planéte Mars, by E.M. Antoniadi: Librairie Scientifique, Hermann et Cie., Paris, 1930.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1979
Origin Named for classical albedo feature at 35N, 140W.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM

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