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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature


Basic Info

Feature Name Valentine
Clean Name Valentine
Feature ID 6279
Target Eros
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 14.60 °
Southmost Latitude 14.60 °
Eastmost Longitude 208.40 °
Westmost Longitude 208.40 °
Diameter 2.20 km
Center Latitude 14.60 °
Center Longitude 208.40 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 2003
Continent Europe
Ethnicity Roman
Origin St. Valentine's day (principally Roman) for all lovers.
Reference [59] - The New Encyclopaedia Britannica: Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc., Chicago, 1974, 1993.
Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM

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