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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Steropes Patera
Clean Name Steropes Patera
Feature ID 5702
Target Io
Feature Type Patera, paterae


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 15.74 °
Southmost Latitude 15.32 °
Eastmost Longitude 138.55 °
Westmost Longitude 139.11 °
Diameter 20.00 km
Center Latitude 15.54 °
Center Longitude 138.85 °
Northmost Latitude 15.82 °
Southmost Latitude 15.19 °
Eastmost Longitude 138.55 °
Westmost Longitude 139.28 °
Diameter 27.74 km
Center Latitude 15.50 °
Center Longitude 138.92 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 2003
Continent Europe
Culture Greek
Origin One of the Greek Cyclops who created thunderbolts for Zeus.
Reference [1] - Larousse Encyclopedia of Mythology, translated by R. Aldington and D. Ames: Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd., New York, 1976.
Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM

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