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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Thomagata Patera
Clean Name Thomagata Patera
Feature ID 5975
Target Io
Feature Type Patera, paterae


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 26.67 °
Southmost Latitude 24.83 °
Eastmost Longitude 165.46 °
Westmost Longitude 166.62 °
Diameter 59.00 km
Center Latitude 25.67 °
Center Longitude 165.94 °
Northmost Latitude 26.59 °
Southmost Latitude 24.90 °
Eastmost Longitude 165.57 °
Westmost Longitude 166.50 °
Diameter 55.20 km
Center Latitude 25.65 °
Center Longitude 165.97 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 2006
Continent South and Central America
Ethnicity Colombia
Origin Chibcha storm god, a terrifying fire spirit who flew through the air changing men into animals.
Reference [1] - Larousse Encyclopedia of Mythology, translated by R. Aldington and D. Ames: Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd., New York, 1976.
Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM

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