Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Tessera, tesserae: Tushita Tesserae on Venus

Tushita Tesserae

Feature Name Tushita Tesserae
Clean Name Tushita Tesserae
Feature ID 6150
Target Venus
Feature Type Tessera, tesserae
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent Asia
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
India
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Reference [131] - Zhenshchina v mifakh i legendakh (Woman in mythes and legends): Encyclopedic Dictionary, Komus Publishing, Tashkent, 1992 (in Russian).
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 2000
Origin Hindu deity of resignation to fate. Name changed from Hikuleo Tesserae.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM