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

Tutanekai

Feature Name Tutanekai
Clean Name Tutanekai
Feature ID 6154
Target Eros
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent Oceania
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
New Zealand
Quad -
Reference -
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 2003
Origin Māori hero, beloved of young maiden Hinemoa who swam across Lake Rotorua to marry him.
Last Updated Dec 01, 2010 9:42 AM