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fluctus

Edited by Ian Ridpath

in A Dictionary of Astronomy

Third edition


Published online February 2018 | e-ISBN: 9780191851193

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Flow terrain on a planetary surface; pl. fluctūs. The name, which means flowing, is not a geological term but is used in the nomenclature of individual features such as Mylitta Fluctus on Venus or Tung Yo Fluctus on Io....

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Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics ; Astronomical Instrumentation, Methods, and Techniques ; Galaxies

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