Cézanne (crater)

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Cézanne (crater)
Planet Mercury
Coordinates 8°30′S 123°24′W / 8.5°S 123.4°W / -8.5; -123.4Coordinates: 8°30′S 123°24′W / 8.5°S 123.4°W / -8.5; -123.4
Diameter 75 km
Eponym Paul Cézanne

Cézanne is a crater on Mercury. It has a diameter of 75 kilometers.[1] Its name was adopted by the International Astronomical Union in 1985. Cézanne is named for the French artist Paul Cézanne, who lived from 1839 to 1936.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Moore, Patrick (2000). The Data Book of Astronomy. Institute of Physics Publishing. ISBN 0-7503-0620-3. 
  2. ^ "Cézanne". Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature. NASA. Retrieved 30 June 2012.