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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature


Basic Info

Feature Name Romulus
Clean Name Romulus
Feature ID 5180
Target Dione
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude -3.52 °
Southmost Latitude -12.60 °
Eastmost Longitude 22.60 °
Westmost Longitude 30.93 °
Diameter 90.70 km
Center Latitude -8.15 °
Center Longitude 26.85 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1982
Continent Europe
Culture Roman
Origin Mythical founder of Rome in 754 or 753 B.C., son of Mars by Ilia (Rhea Silvia).
Reference [44] - The Aeneid of Virgil, translated by Allen Mandelbaum: Bantam Books, Inc., New York, 1971.
Updated Jun 04, 2008 1:08 PM

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