Guido d'Arezzo (crater)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Guido d'Arezzo (crater)
Planet Mercury
Coordinates 38°42′S 18°18′W / 38.7°S 18.3°W / -38.7; -18.3Coordinates: 38°42′S 18°18′W / 38.7°S 18.3°W / -38.7; -18.3
Diameter 66 km
Eponym Guido of Arezzo

Guido d'Arezzo is a crater on Mercury. It has a diameter of 66 kilometers.[1] Its name was adopted by the International Astronomical Union in 1976. Guido d'Arezzo is named for the Italian music theorist Guido of Arezzo, who lived from 990 to 1050.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Moore, Patrick (2000). The Data Book of Astronomy. Institute of Physics Publishing. ISBN 0-7503-0620-3. 
  2. ^ "Guido d'Arezzo". Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature. NASA. Retrieved 2 July 2012.