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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Ariadne
Clean Name Ariadne
Feature ID 374
Target Venus
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 43.90 °
Southmost Latitude 43.70 °
Eastmost Longitude 359.80 °
Westmost Longitude 0.20 °
Diameter 23.60 km
Center Latitude 43.90 °
Center Longitude 360.00 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1985
Continent Europe
Culture Greek
Origin Greek first name.
Reference [43] - Dictionary of Classical Mythology, by J. E. Zimmerman: Harper and Row, New York, 1971.
Updated Jan 04, 2008 12:22 PM
Additional Information Central peak in this crater defines zero degrees longitude.

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