Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Corona, coronae: Rind Corona on Venus

Rind Corona

Feature Name Rind Corona
Clean Name Rind Corona
Feature ID 5151
Target Venus
Feature Type Corona, coronae
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude 8.50 °
Southernmost Latitude 7.60 °
Easternmost Longitude 248.30 °
Westernmost Longitude 247.10 °
Diameter 140.00 km
Center Latitude 8.20 °
Center Longitude 247.50 °
Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad v28 [pdf]
Reference [83] - Dictionary of Mythology, Folklore, and Symbols (in 3 vols.), by Gertrude Jobes: Scarecrow Press, Inc., New York, 1962.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 2003
Origin Norse "Earth's Winter Queen," personification of the frost-covered Earth.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM

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