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

Peri

Feature Name Peri
Clean Name Peri
Feature ID 4657
Target Umbriel
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent Asia
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Persian
Quad -
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 1988
Origin Persian evil spirit who disguised malevolence by charm; disturbed natural elements and heavenly bodies.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM