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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Aten Patera
Clean Name Aten Patera
Feature ID 451
Target Io
Feature Type Patera, paterae


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -47.76 °
Southmost Latitude -49.09 °
Eastmost Longitude 309.12 °
Westmost Longitude 310.85 °
Diameter 48.84 km
Center Latitude -48.45 °
Center Longitude 309.97 °
Northmost Latitude -47.88 °
Southmost Latitude -49.16 °
Eastmost Longitude 309.15 °
Westmost Longitude 310.81 °
Diameter 43.40 km
Center Latitude -48.53 °
Center Longitude 310.02 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1979
Continent Africa
Ethnicity Egypt
Origin Egyptian sun god.
Reference [1] - Larousse Encyclopedia of Mythology, translated by R. Aldington and D. Ames: Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd., New York, 1976.
Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM

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