Geddes (crater)

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Geddes (crater)
Planet Mercury
Coordinates 27°12′N 29°36′W / 27.2°N 29.6°W / 27.2; -29.6Coordinates: 27°12′N 29°36′W / 27.2°N 29.6°W / 27.2; -29.6
Diameter 84 km
Eponym Wilhelmina Geddes

Geddes is a crater on Mercury. It has a diameter of 84 kilometers. Its name was adopted by the International Astronomical Union in 2010. Geddes is named for the Irish stained glass artist Wilhelmina Geddes, who lived from 1887 to 1955.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Geddes". Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature. NASA. Retrieved 2 July 2012.