Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Arcus, arcūs: Hotei Arcus on Titan

Hotei Arcus

Feature Name Hotei Arcus
Clean Name Hotei Arcus
Feature ID 7012
Target Titan
Feature Type Arcus, arcūs
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent Asia
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Japan
Quad -
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 2006
Origin One of the seven gods of happiness in Japanese Buddhism. He is the god of contentment, good fortune, cheerfulness, and he is always smiling.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM