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


Feature Name Nausicaa
Clean Name Nausicaa
Feature ID 4168
Target Tethys
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude 86.70 °
Southernmost Latitude 81.50 °
Easternmost Longitude 48.40 °
Westernmost Longitude 341.00 °
Diameter 69.00 km
Center Latitude 84.40 °
Center Longitude 5.00 °
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 Daughter of Alcinous who advised Odysseus.
Last Updated Jun 20, 2008 3:13 PM