Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Fossa, fossae: Tempe Fossae on Mars

Tempe Fossae

Feature Name Tempe Fossae
Clean Name Tempe Fossae
Feature ID 5914
Target Mars
Feature Type Fossa, fossae
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 52.27 °
Southernmost Latitude 30.70 °
Easternmost Longitude 310.20 °
Westernmost Longitude 270.00 °
Diameter 2000.00 km
Center Latitude 39.87 °
Center Longitude 288.60 °
Northernmost Latitude 52.27 °
Southernmost Latitude 30.70 °
Easternmost Longitude 49.80 °
Westernmost Longitude 90.00 °
Diameter 2000.00 km
Center Latitude 39.87 °
Center Longitude 71.40 °
Northernmost Latitude 52.35 °
Southernmost Latitude 30.72 °
Easternmost Longitude 309.86 °
Westernmost Longitude 270.73 °
Diameter 2116.24 km
Center Latitude 40.42 °
Center Longitude 288.60 °
Northernmost Latitude 52.35 °
Southernmost Latitude 30.72 °
Easternmost Longitude 50.14 °
Westernmost Longitude 89.27 °
Diameter 2116.24 km
Center Latitude 40.42 °
Center Longitude 71.40 °
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Greek
Quad mc03 [pdf]
Reference [57] - Map of albedo features of Mars, (plates 2-5), in La Planéte Mars, by E.M. Antoniadi: Librairie Scientifique, Hermann et Cie., Paris, 1930.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1973
Origin From albedo feature at 40N, 70W.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM

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