Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Corona, coronae: Sand Corona on Venus

Sand Corona

Feature Name Sand Corona
Clean Name Sand Corona
Feature ID 5300
Target Venus
Feature Type Corona, coronae
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
France
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Reference [59] - The New Encyclopaedia Britannica: Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc., Chicago, 1974, 1993.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 2003
Origin George (Aurore Dupin); French novelist (1804-1876). Name changed from Sand Patera.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM