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

Polyphemus

Feature Name Polyphemus
Clean Name Polyphemus
Feature ID 4788
Target Tethys
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude 0.35 °
Southernmost Latitude -7.35 °
Easternmost Longitude 278.97 °
Westernmost Longitude 286.94 °
Diameter 73 km
Center Latitude -3.48 °
Center Longitude 282.98 °
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Greek
Quad -
Reference [28] - The Odyssey, by Homer, translated by W. H. D. Rouse: Thomas Nelson and Sons, Ltd., Edinburgh, 1934. or 28b. The Odyssey of Homer, translated by Herbert Bates: Harper Brothers, New York, 1929
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1982
Origin Cyclops battled by Odysseus.
Last Updated Jun 20, 2008 3:24:31 PM