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


Feature Name Njord
Clean Name Njord
Feature ID 4317
Target Callisto
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude 17.20 °
Southernmost Latitude 16.20 °
Easternmost Longitude 132.00 °
Westernmost Longitude 133.10 °
Diameter 44.60 km
Center Latitude 16.70 °
Center Longitude 132.60 °
Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad -
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 1988
Origin Nordic gods called the Vanir; pacific, benevolent, guardians of man.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM