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

Ruwa Patera

Feature Name Ruwa Patera
Clean Name Ruwa Patera
Feature ID 5243
Target Io
Feature Type Patera, paterae
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 0.86 °
Southernmost Latitude -0.55 °
Easternmost Longitude 0.78 °
Westernmost Longitude 2.73 °
Diameter 62.44 km
Center Latitude 0.19 °
Center Longitude 1.75 °
Northernmost Latitude 0.81 °
Southernmost Latitude -0.48 °
Easternmost Longitude 0.82 °
Westernmost Longitude 2.42 °
Diameter 51.39 km
Center Latitude 0.20 °
Center Longitude 1.65 °
Continent Africa
Group or Country
Quad -
Reference [27] - The Mythology of All Races (13 vols.), edited by John Arnott MacCulloch and George Foot Moore: Cooper Square Publishers, Inc., New York, 1964.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1979
Origin African sun god associated Mt. Kilimanjaro.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM

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