Nix Olympica


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Nix Olympica

(niks ŏ-lim -pi-kă) Earlier name for Olympus Mons, assigned by telescopic observers to the bright-albedo feature they saw in its position.

Nix Olympica

[′niks ə′lim·pə·kə]
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mid-disk: Alba, Cebrenia (sw), Elysium Mons, Hellas (vw), Isidis Regio-Libya, and Nix Olympica (sw; Minami, Mar 18 onwards).
limb: Aeria, Baltia, Candor-Ophir, Chryse-Xanthe, Deucalionis Regio, Elysium, Hellas (vw), Isidis Regio-Libya, Neith Regio, Nix Olympica (Parker, Apr 15), Tempe and Thymiamata.
terminator: Aeolis (sw), Aeria, Alba, Amazonis-Memnonia, Arcadia (sw), Candor-Ophir, Cebrenia, Chryse-Xanthe, Eden, Elysium (especially Elysium Mons), Hellas (vw), Isidis Regio Libya, Neith Regio, Nix Olympica (weakening in late April), Tempe (sw), Tharsis Montes, Tharsis and Zephyria (sw).
mid-disk: Aeria (sw), Chryse-Xanthe, Hellas (vw), Libya (sw), Nix Olympica (sw) and Tempe (sw).
Mare Acidalium, Aeolis, Aethiopis, Candor-Ophir, Cebrenia, Chryse-Xanthe, Deucalionis Regio, Edom, Isidis Regio-Libya, Neith Regio, Nix Olympica (e.
Dioscuria, Elysium (especially Elysium Mons, but weakening this month), Isidis Regio-Libya (still veiling Syrtis Major), Nix Olympica (weakening, but still conspicuous in blue (e.