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

Romulus

Feature Name Romulus
Clean Name Romulus
Feature ID 5180
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 Mythical founder of Rome in 754 or 753 B.C., son of Mars by Ilia (Rhea Silvia).
Last Updated Jun 04, 2008 1:08 PM