Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Eruptive center: Thor on Io

Thor

Feature Name Thor
Clean Name Thor
Feature ID 5978
Target Io
Feature Type Eruptive center
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 41.76 °
Southernmost Latitude 36.24 °
Easternmost Longitude 128.17 °
Westernmost Longitude 136.76 °
Diameter 240.30 km
Center Latitude 39.20 °
Center Longitude 133.12 °
Northernmost Latitude 41.74 °
Southernmost Latitude 36.21 °
Easternmost Longitude 128.12 °
Westernmost Longitude 136.78 °
Diameter 239.44 km
Center Latitude 39.15 °
Center Longitude 133.14 °
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Norse
Quad -
Reference [1] - Larousse Encyclopedia of Mythology, translated by R. Aldington and D. Ames: Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd., New York, 1976.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 2006
Origin Norse god of thunder.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM