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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Prometheus Mensa
Clean Name Prometheus Mensa
Feature ID 4837
Target Io
Feature Type Mensa, mensae


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 0.40 °
Southmost Latitude -5.00 °
Eastmost Longitude 150.40 °
Westmost Longitude 153.40 °
Diameter 184.00 km
Center Latitude -1.90 °
Center Longitude 151.90 °
Northmost Latitude 0.32 °
Southmost Latitude -5.18 °
Eastmost Longitude 150.93 °
Westmost Longitude 153.50 °
Diameter 178.70 km
Center Latitude -2.49 °
Center Longitude 152.17 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 2006
Continent Europe
Culture Greek
Origin Greek fire god.
Reference [1] - Larousse Encyclopedia of Mythology, translated by R. Aldington and D. Ames: Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd., New York, 1976.
Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM

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