Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Planitia, planitiae: Tir Planitia on Mercury

Tir Planitia

Feature Name Tir Planitia
Clean Name Tir Planitia
Feature ID 6025
Target Mercury
Feature Type Planitia, planitiae
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 12.40 °
Southernmost Latitude -9.10 °
Easternmost Longitude 171.60 °
Westernmost Longitude 190.40 °
Diameter 0.00 km
Center Latitude 0.80 °
Center Longitude 176.10 °
Northernmost Latitude 7.78 °
Southernmost Latitude -8.35 °
Easternmost Longitude 170.30 °
Westernmost Longitude 183.75 °
Diameter 753.63 km
Center Latitude -1.04 °
Center Longitude 176.69 °
Northernmost Latitude 7.78 °
Southernmost Latitude -8.35 °
Easternmost Longitude 170.30 °
Westernmost Longitude 183.75 °
Diameter 754.00 km
Center Latitude -1.04 °
Center Longitude 176.69 °
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Continent Asia
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Persian
Quad H-08 [pdf]
Reference [411] - A Golden Treasury of Persian Poetry, by Hadi Hasan: The Cultural Council for Indian Relations, 1972.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1976
Origin Persian word for the planet Mercury.
Last Updated Feb 17, 2017 9:49 AM
Additional Information Origin was changed from "Norse word for Mercury." on 02/17/2017, to correct an error.

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