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

Philus Sulcus

Feature Name Philus Sulcus
Clean Name Philus Sulcus
Feature ID 4694
Target Ganymede
Feature Type Sulcus, sulci
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude 49.00 °
Southernmost Latitude 38.70 °
Easternmost Longitude 202.20 °
Westernmost Longitude 215.20 °
Diameter 465.00 km
Center Latitude 44.50 °
Center Longitude 209.90 °
Continent Europe
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 1979
Origin Greek; where Ganymede and Hebe were worshipped as rain-givers.
Last Updated Feb 23, 2016 2:03 PM