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

Thrace Macula

Feature Name Thrace Macula
Clean Name Thrace Macula
Feature ID 5984
Target Europa
Feature Type Macula, maculae
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude -42.40 °
Southernmost Latitude -48.90 °
Easternmost Longitude 169.80 °
Westernmost Longitude 174.00 °
Diameter 180.20 km
Center Latitude -45.90 °
Center Longitude 172.10 °
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 Place in northern Greece where Cadmus stopped in his search for Europa.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM