Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Fossa, fossae: Noctis Fossae on Mars

Noctis Fossae

Feature Name Noctis Fossae
Clean Name Noctis Fossae
Feature ID 4323
Target Mars
Feature Type Fossa, fossae
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 0.30 °
Southernmost Latitude -6.23 °
Easternmost Longitude 267.10 °
Westernmost Longitude 255.10 °
Diameter 725.00 km
Center Latitude -2.77 °
Center Longitude 261.30 °
Northernmost Latitude 0.30 °
Southernmost Latitude -6.23 °
Easternmost Longitude 92.90 °
Westernmost Longitude 104.90 °
Diameter 725.00 km
Center Latitude -2.77 °
Center Longitude 98.70 °
Northernmost Latitude 0.35 °
Southernmost Latitude -6.22 °
Easternmost Longitude 267.20 °
Westernmost Longitude 255.04 °
Diameter 712.73 km
Center Latitude -2.69 °
Center Longitude 261.15 °
Northernmost Latitude 0.35 °
Southernmost Latitude -6.22 °
Easternmost Longitude 92.80 °
Westernmost Longitude 104.96 °
Diameter 712.73 km
Center Latitude -2.69 °
Center Longitude 98.85 °
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Latin
Quad mc17 [pdf]
Reference [57] - Map of albedo features of Mars, (plates 2-5), in La Planéte Mars, by E.M. Antoniadi: Librairie Scientifique, Hermann et Cie., Paris, 1930.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1985
Origin Classical albedo feature at 10S, 96W.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM

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