Perkunas Virgae

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Perkunas Virgae is a streak of colour on Titan, the natural satellite of Saturn.

Characteristics[edit]

Perkunas Virgae is centred at 27° latitude south and 162 longitude west, and measures 980 km at its widest point.[1]

Observation[edit]

Perkunas Virgae was discovered on images transmitted by the Cassini Mission.

It is named after Perkūnas, head rain god in Lithuanian mythology.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature, ed. (2009-02-20). "Titan: Perkunas Virgae". 

Coordinates: 27°00′S 162°00′W / 27.0°S 162.0°W / -27.0; -162.0