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


Feature Name Ariadne
Clean Name Ariadne
Feature ID 374
Target Venus
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad -
Reference [43] - Dictionary of Classical Mythology, by J. E. Zimmerman: Harper and Row, New York, 1971.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1985
Origin Greek first name.
Last Updated Jan 04, 2008 12:22 PM
Additional Information Central peak in this crater defines zero degrees longitude.