Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Catena, catenae: Tvashtar Catena on Io

[Tvashtar Catena]

Feature Name [Tvashtar Catena]
Clean Name Tvashtar Catena
Feature ID 6159
Target Io
Feature Type Catena, catenae
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude 66.14 °
Southernmost Latitude 58.68 °
Easternmost Longitude 115.81 °
Westernmost Longitude 131.82 °
Diameter 306.19 km
Center Latitude 62.76 °
Center Longitude 123.53 °
Continent Asia
Group or Country
Quad -
Reference [1] - Larousse Encyclopedia of Mythology, translated by R. Aldington and D. Ames: Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd., New York, 1976.
Approval Status Dropped, disallowed
Approval Date 2000
Origin Indian sun god and smith who forged the thunderbolt of the thunder god Indra. (Changed to Tvashtar Paterae.)
Last Updated Mar 01, 2007 1:57 PM

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