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

Steropes Patera

Feature Name Steropes Patera
Clean Name Steropes Patera
Feature ID 5702
Target Io
Feature Type Patera, paterae
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 15.74 °
Southernmost Latitude 15.32 °
Easternmost Longitude 138.55 °
Westernmost Longitude 139.11 °
Diameter 20.00 km
Center Latitude 15.54 °
Center Longitude 138.85 °
Northernmost Latitude 15.82 °
Southernmost Latitude 15.19 °
Easternmost Longitude 138.55 °
Westernmost Longitude 139.28 °
Diameter 27.74 km
Center Latitude 15.50 °
Center Longitude 138.92 °
Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad -
Reference [1] - Larousse Encyclopedia of Mythology, translated by R. Aldington and D. Ames: Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd., New York, 1976.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 2003
Origin One of the Greek Cyclops who created thunderbolts for Zeus.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM

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