Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Fossa, fossae: Bellona Fossae on Venus

Bellona Fossae

Feature Name Bellona Fossae
Clean Name Bellona Fossae
Feature ID 676
Target Venus
Feature Type Fossa, fossae
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude 41.70 °
Southernmost Latitude 34.30 °
Easternmost Longitude 224.50 °
Westernmost Longitude 219.60 °
Diameter 855.00 km
Center Latitude 38.00 °
Center Longitude 222.10 °
Continent Europe
Group or Country
Romania (Rumania)
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Reference [1] - Larousse Encyclopedia of Mythology, translated by R. Aldington and D. Ames: Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd., New York, 1976.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1985
Origin Roman war goddess, wife of Mars.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM

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