Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Patera, paterae: Ruaumoko Patera on Io

Ruaumoko Patera

Feature Name Ruaumoko Patera
Clean Name Ruaumoko Patera
Feature ID 5210
Target Io
Feature Type Patera, paterae
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 14.95 °
Southernmost Latitude 14.45 °
Easternmost Longitude 139.51 °
Westernmost Longitude 139.94 °
Diameter 18.28 km
Center Latitude 14.72 °
Center Longitude 139.74 °
Northernmost Latitude 14.99 °
Southernmost Latitude 14.40 °
Easternmost Longitude 139.48 °
Westernmost Longitude 139.98 °
Diameter 19.00 km
Center Latitude 14.72 °
Center Longitude 139.74 °
Continent Oceania
Group or Country
Quad -
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 Polynesian god who causes earthquakes and volcanoes.
Last Updated May 15, 2010 2:37 PM

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