Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Crater, craters: Tirawa on Rhea

Tirawa

Feature Name Tirawa
Clean Name Tirawa
Feature ID 6026
Target Rhea
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent North America
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Pawnee
Quad -
Reference [83] - Dictionary of Mythology, Folklore, and Symbols (in 3 vols.), by Gertrude Jobes: Scarecrow Press, Inc., New York, 1962.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1987
Origin Great spirit of Pawnee Tribe (USA), created first men; his messengers were the planets, stars, lightning and thunder.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM