Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Macula, maculae: Tyre Macula on Europa

[Tyre Macula]

Feature Name [Tyre Macula]
Clean Name Tyre Macula
Feature ID 6920
Target Europa
Feature Type Macula, maculae
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
Northernmost Latitude 31.90 °
Southernmost Latitude 31.60 °
Easternmost Longitude 143.90 °
Westernmost Longitude 150.20 °
Diameter 148.00 km
Center Latitude 31.70 °
Center Longitude 147.00 °
Continent Europe
Group or Country
Quad -
Reference [19] - The Greek Myths (2 vols.), by Robert Graves: Penguin Books Ltd., Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England, 1974.
Approval Status Dropped, disallowed
Approval Date 1979
Origin Greek; the seashore from which Zeus abducted Europa. Changed to Tyre.
Last Updated Mar 01, 2007 1:57 PM