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

Orpheus

Feature Name Orpheus
Clean Name Orpheus
Feature ID 4498
Target Eros
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Greek
Quad -
Reference [59] - The New Encyclopaedia Britannica: Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc., Chicago, 1974, 1993.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 2003
Origin Singer and musician in Greek mythology; fails to bring his love Eurydice from Hades.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM