Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Patera, paterae: Mentu Patera on Io

Mentu Patera

Feature Name Mentu Patera
Clean Name Mentu Patera
Feature ID 3845
Target Io
Feature Type Patera, paterae
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 8.64 °
Southernmost Latitude 5.54 °
Easternmost Longitude 137.88 °
Westernmost Longitude 140.85 °
Diameter 103.00 km
Center Latitude 7.00 °
Center Longitude 139.36 °
Northernmost Latitude 8.61 °
Southernmost Latitude 5.52 °
Easternmost Longitude 137.90 °
Westernmost Longitude 140.86 °
Diameter 101.65 km
Center Latitude 7.01 °
Center Longitude 139.39 °
Continent Africa
Group or Country
Quad -
Reference [83] - Dictionary of Mythology, Folklore, and Symbols (in 3 vols.), by Gertrude Jobes: Scarecrow Press, Inc., New York, 1962.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 2003
Origin Egyptian god of the rising sun.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM

The boundaries shown on the maps above are approximate and are intended only to portray the locations of named features and their rough extents.
Get help using the map above.

Changes in the control network drop down are not reflected in the feature boundaries in the map above. Only the primary control network feature boundaries (in green) are displayed on the map.