Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Tholus, tholi: Ashtart Tholus on Venus

Ashtart Tholus

Feature Name Ashtart Tholus
Clean Name Ashtart Tholus
Feature ID 425
Target Venus
Feature Type Tholus, tholi
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent Asia
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Phoenician
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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 Phoenician goddess of love, fertility and war; personification of planet Venus.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM