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

Ripheus

Feature Name Ripheus
Clean Name Ripheus
Feature ID 5153
Target Dione
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Roman
Quad -
Reference [44] - The Aeneid of Virgil, translated by Allen Mandelbaum: Bantam Books, Inc., New York, 1971.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1982
Origin A Trojan. He fought at the side of Aeneas during Troy's last night.
Last Updated Jun 04, 2008 1:07 PM