Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Sulcus, sulci: Philae Sulcus on Ganymede

Philae Sulcus

Feature Name Philae Sulcus
Clean Name Philae Sulcus
Feature ID 4688
Target Ganymede
Feature Type Sulcus, sulci
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude 74.50 °
Southernmost Latitude 55.60 °
Easternmost Longitude 161.00 °
Westernmost Longitude 173.00 °
Diameter 900.00 km
Center Latitude 68.40 °
Center Longitude 168.20 °
Continent Asia
Group or Country
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 1997
Origin Temple that was the chief sanctuary of Isis.
Last Updated Feb 23, 2016 12:35 PM