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International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Regio, regiones: Cassini Regio on Iapetus

Cassini Regio

Feature Name Cassini Regio
Clean Name Cassini Regio
Feature ID 1047
Target Iapetus
Feature Type Regio, regiones
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Italy
Quad -
Reference [68] - World Who's Who in Science, edited by Allen G. Debus: Western Publishing Company, Hannibal, Mo., 1968: New York, 1973.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1982
Origin Italian-French astronomer who discovered Iapetus in 1671, Rhea in 1672, Tethys and Dione in 1684 (1625-1712).
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