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

Atalanta Planitia

Feature Name Atalanta Planitia
Clean Name Atalanta Planitia
Feature ID 447
Target Venus
Feature Type Planitia, planitiae
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude 47.50 °
Southernmost Latitude 43.70 °
Easternmost Longitude 181.40 °
Westernmost Longitude 148.50 °
Diameter 2050.00 km
Center Latitude 45.60 °
Center Longitude 165.80 °
Continent Europe
Group or Country
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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 1982
Origin Greek mythical heroine.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM

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