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
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Continent Asia
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Babylon
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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