Harman Patil (Editor)

List of geological features on 243 Ida and Dactyl

Updated on
Share on FacebookTweet on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on Reddit

This is a list of named geological features on asteroid 243 Ida and its moon, Dactyl.

Contents

Regiones

Idaean regiones (geologically distinct areas) are named after the discoverer of the asteroid, and the places where he worked.

Dorsa

The only named dorsum on Ida is Townsend Dorsum, named after Tim E. Townsend, a member of the Galileo probe imaging team.

Craters

Idaean craters are named after famous caves.

Dactyl

Dactylian craters are named after the mythological Dactyls.

References

List of geological features on 243 Ida and Dactyl Wikipedia


Similar Topics
The Shakedown (1929 film)
Aasif Mandvi
Daniela Fejerman
Topics
 
B
i
Link
H2
L