Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Tessera, tesserae: Meskhent Tessera on Venus

Meskhent Tessera

Feature Name Meskhent Tessera
Clean Name Meskhent Tessera
Feature ID 3867
Target Venus
Feature Type Tessera, tesserae
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude 66.20 °
Southernmost Latitude 64.30 °
Easternmost Longitude 113.20 °
Westernmost Longitude 91.10 °
Diameter 1056.00 km
Center Latitude 65.80 °
Center Longitude 103.10 °
Continent Africa
Group or Country
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Reference [1] - Larousse Encyclopedia of Mythology, translated by R. Aldington and D. Ames: Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd., New York, 1976.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1985
Origin Egyptian goddess of fortune.
Last Updated Dec 19, 2016 11:14 AM
Additional Information Although the approved spelling of the name is Meskhent Tessera, the feature has been referred to in some literature as Meshkenet Tessera.

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