Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Crater, craters: Adrastus on Dione

Adrastus

Feature Name Adrastus
Clean Name Adrastus
Feature ID 58
Target Dione
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Greek
Quad -
Reference [44] - The Aeneid of Virgil, translated by Allen Mandelbaum: Bantam Books, Inc., New York, 1971.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1982
Origin King of Argos, one of the seven against Thebes, and the only one to return alive.
Last Updated Jun 04, 2008 10:40 AM