Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Macula, maculae: Thera Macula on Europa

Thera Macula

Feature Name Thera Macula
Clean Name Thera Macula
Feature ID 5967
Target Europa
Feature Type Macula, maculae
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude -44.90 °
Southernmost Latitude -48.40 °
Easternmost Longitude 178.90 °
Westernmost Longitude 183.80 °
Diameter 95.00 km
Center Latitude -46.70 °
Center Longitude 181.20 °
Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad -
Reference [19] - The Greek Myths (2 vols.), by Robert Graves: Penguin Books Ltd., Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England, 1974.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1979
Origin Greek; place where Cadmus stopped in his search for Europa.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM