Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Eruptive center: Prometheus on Io


Feature Name Prometheus
Clean Name Prometheus
Feature ID 4836
Target Io
Feature Type Eruptive center
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 4.97 °
Southernmost Latitude -7.98 °
Easternmost Longitude 147.30 °
Westernmost Longitude 160.58 °
Diameter 438.91 km
Center Latitude -1.52 °
Center Longitude 153.94 °
Northernmost Latitude 5.00 °
Southernmost Latitude -8.00 °
Easternmost Longitude 147.32 °
Westernmost Longitude 160.58 °
Diameter 438.79 km
Center Latitude -1.52 °
Center Longitude 153.94 °
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 fire god.
Last Updated Apr 09, 2009 5:23 PM

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