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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature


Basic Info

Feature Name Peri
Clean Name Peri
Feature ID 4657
Target Umbriel
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -8.90 °
Southmost Latitude -9.60 °
Eastmost Longitude 7.40 °
Westmost Longitude 1.20 °
Diameter 61.00 km
Center Latitude -9.20 °
Center Longitude 4.30 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1988
Continent Asia
Culture Persian
Origin Persian evil spirit who disguised malevolence by charm; disturbed natural elements and heavenly bodies.
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