Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Planitia, planitiae: Budh Planitia on Mercury

Budh Planitia

Feature Name Budh Planitia
Clean Name Budh Planitia
Feature ID 909
Target Mercury
Feature Type Planitia, planitiae
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network
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Continent Asia
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
India
Quad H-08 [pdf]
Reference [83] - Dictionary of Mythology, Folklore, and Symbols (in 3 vols.), by Gertrude Jobes: Scarecrow Press, Inc., New York, 1962.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1976
Origin Hindu word for Mercury.
Last Updated Oct 07, 2016 2:50 PM

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