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


Feature Name Balor
Clean Name Balor
Feature ID 581
Target Europa
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude -52.80 °
Southernmost Latitude -52.80 °
Easternmost Longitude 97.80 °
Westernmost Longitude 97.80 °
Diameter 4.80 km
Center Latitude -52.80 °
Center Longitude 97.80 °
Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad -
Reference [83] - Dictionary of Mythology, Folklore, and Symbols (in 3 vols.), by Gertrude Jobes: Scarecrow Press, Inc., New York, 1962.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 2000
Origin Celtic god of the night whose evil eye caused the death of those on whom it glanced.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM