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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature


Basic Info

Feature Name Pan
Clean Name Pan
Feature ID 4569
Target Amalthea
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 20.52 °
Southmost Latitude 20.52 °
Eastmost Longitude 35.00 °
Westmost Longitude 35.00 °
Diameter 100.00 km
Center Latitude 55.00 °
Center Longitude 35.00 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1979
Continent Europe
Culture Greek
Origin Greek; goat-god, son of Amalthea and Hermes in some legends, also Zeus' foster brother.
Reference [19] - The Greek Myths (2 vols.), by Robert Graves: Penguin Books Ltd., Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England, 1974.
Updated Sep 10, 2014 8:54 AM