Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Corona, coronae: Nang Pao Corona on Venus

Nang Pao Corona

Feature Name Nang Pao Corona
Clean Name Nang Pao Corona
Feature ID 4138
Target Venus
Feature Type Corona, coronae
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent Asia
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Laos
Quad v50 [pdf]
Reference [65] - Myths of the Peoples of the World (two volumes, in Russian).
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 2000
Origin S. Laotian mythical ruler who called for rain, bringing fertility to the rice fields.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM