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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature


Basic Info

Feature Name Teiresias
Clean Name Teiresias
Feature ID 5899
Target Tethys
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 61.10 °
Southmost Latitude 59.90 °
Eastmost Longitude 1.71 °
Westmost Longitude 359.50 °
Diameter 14.50 km
Center Latitude 60.39 °
Center Longitude 0.83 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1982
Continent Europe
Culture Greek
Origin Aged prophet; Odysseus consults him among the dead.
Reference [28] - The Odyssey, by Homer, translated by W. H. D. Rouse: Thomas Nelson and Sons, Ltd., Edinburgh, 1934. or 28b. The Odyssey of Homer, translated by Herbert Bates: Harper Brothers, New York, 1929
Updated Jun 20, 2008 3:38 PM

PDF Maps of Tethys