Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Patera, paterae: Ātar Patera on Io

Ātar Patera

Feature Name Ātar Patera
Clean Name Atar Patera
Feature ID 6937
Target Io
Feature Type Patera, paterae
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 32.25 °
Southernmost Latitude 29.93 °
Easternmost Longitude 277.03 °
Westernmost Longitude 280.19 °
Diameter 86.41 km
Center Latitude 31.10 °
Center Longitude 278.58 °
Northernmost Latitude 32.04 °
Southernmost Latitude 29.68 °
Easternmost Longitude 277.32 °
Westernmost Longitude 279.99 °
Diameter 80.01 km
Center Latitude 30.87 °
Center Longitude 278.65 °
Continent Asia
Group or Country
Quad -
Reference [27] - The Mythology of All Races (13 vols.), edited by John Arnott MacCulloch and George Foot Moore: Cooper Square Publishers, Inc., New York, 1964.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1979
Origin Iranian personification of fire.
Last Updated Nov 17, 2008 3:50 PM

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