Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock ( ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature


Basic Info

Feature Name Bumba
Clean Name Bumba
Feature ID 918
Target Rhea
Feature Type Crater, craters


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 63.10 °
Southmost Latitude 62.80 °
Eastmost Longitude 50.00 °
Westmost Longitude 50.40 °
Diameter 0.00 km
Center Latitude 63.10 °
Center Longitude 50.40 °
Quad -

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1982
Continent Africa
Ethnicity Bushongo
Origin Bushongo; dwelt in primordial waters; vomited up sun, moon, stars, animals, and men. Showed man how to make fire.
Reference [40] - Primal Myths: Creating the World, by Barbara C. Sproul: Harper and Row, New York, 1979.
Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM

Rhea Image With Names