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


Feature Name Melanthius
Clean Name Melanthius
Feature ID 3811
Target Tethys
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude -50.61 °
Southernmost Latitude -72.67 °
Easternmost Longitude 168.20 °
Westernmost Longitude 218.80 °
Diameter 250.00 km
Center Latitude -58.50 °
Center Longitude 192.61 °
Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad -
Reference [28] - The Odyssey, by Homer, translated by W. H. D. Rouse: Thomas Nelson and Sons, Ltd., Edinburgh, 1934. or 28b. The Odyssey of Homer, translated by Herbert Bates: Harper Brothers, New York, 1929
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1982
Origin Disloyal goatherd; insults Odysseus; is slain.
Last Updated Jun 20, 2008 3:09 PM