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

Pollux

Feature Name Pollux
Clean Name Pollux
Feature ID 4783
Target Epimetheus
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Greek
Quad -
Reference [21] - Handbook of Greek Mythology, by H. J. Rose: E. P. Dutton and Co., Inc., New York, 1959.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1982
Origin Latin name for Polydeukes, Castor's twin.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM