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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Lyctos Facula

Basic Info

Feature Name Lyctos Facula
Clean Name Lyctos Facula
Feature ID 3528
Target Amalthea
Feature Type Facula, faculae


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -5.45 °
Southmost Latitude -5.45 °
Eastmost Longitude 170.00 °
Westmost Longitude 170.00 °
Diameter 25.00 km
Center Latitude -20.00 °
Center Longitude 170.00 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1979
Continent Europe
Culture Greek
Origin Greek; area in Crete where Zeus was raised.
Reference [19] - The Greek Myths (2 vols.), by Robert Graves: Penguin Books Ltd., Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England, 1974.
Updated Sep 10, 2014 8:55 AM