Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Mons, montes: Nyx Mons on Venus

Nyx Mons

Feature Name Nyx Mons
Clean Name Nyx Mons
Feature ID 4375
Target Venus
Feature Type Mons, montes
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude 30 °
Southernmost Latitude 30 °
Easternmost Longitude 48.5 °
Westernmost Longitude 48.5 °
Diameter 875 km
Center Latitude 30 °
Center Longitude 48.5 °
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Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad v09 [pdf]
Reference [83] - Dictionary of Mythology, Folklore, and Symbols (in 3 vols.), by Gertrude Jobes: Scarecrow Press, Inc., New York, 1962.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1997
Origin Greek goddess of night.
Last Updated Oct 1, 2006 3:30:12 PM