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

Prometheus Mensa

Feature Name Prometheus Mensa
Clean Name Prometheus Mensa
Feature ID 4837
Target Io
Feature Type Mensa, mensae
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 0.40 °
Southernmost Latitude -5.00 °
Easternmost Longitude 150.40 °
Westernmost Longitude 153.40 °
Diameter 184.00 km
Center Latitude -1.90 °
Center Longitude 151.90 °
Northernmost Latitude 0.32 °
Southernmost Latitude -5.18 °
Easternmost Longitude 150.93 °
Westernmost Longitude 153.50 °
Diameter 178.70 km
Center Latitude -2.49 °
Center Longitude 152.17 °
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 2006
Origin Greek fire god.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM

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