Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Planitia, planitiae: Niobe Planitia on Venus

Niobe Planitia

Feature Name Niobe Planitia
Clean Name Niobe Planitia
Feature ID 4303
Target Venus
Feature Type Planitia, planitiae
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude 31.10 °
Southernmost Latitude 18.60 °
Easternmost Longitude 133.90 °
Westernmost Longitude 95.20 °
Diameter 5008.00 km
Center Latitude 21.00 °
Center Longitude 112.30 °
Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad v23 [pdf]
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 1982
Origin Greek; her 12 children killed by Artemis and Apollo.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM

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