Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Tessera, tesserae: Shimti Tessera on Venus

Shimti Tessera

Feature Name Shimti Tessera
Clean Name Shimti Tessera
Feature ID 5489
Target Venus
Feature Type Tessera, tesserae
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude 36.40 °
Southernmost Latitude 27.30 °
Easternmost Longitude 102.60 °
Westernmost Longitude 93.70 °
Diameter 1275.00 km
Center Latitude 31.90 °
Center Longitude 97.70 °
Continent Asia
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Babylon
Quad v11 [pdf]
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 1985
Origin Babylonian; Ishtar as the goddess of fate.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM

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