Harunobu (crater)

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Harunobu (crater)
Planet Mercury
Coordinates 15°00′N 140°42′W / 15.0°N 140.7°W / 15.0; -140.7Coordinates: 15°00′N 140°42′W / 15.0°N 140.7°W / 15.0; -140.7
Diameter 110 km
Eponym Suzuki Harunobu

Harunobu is a crater on Mercury. It has a diameter of 110 kilometers.[1] Its name was adopted by the International Astronomical Union in 1976. Harunobu is named for the Japanese artist Suzuki Harunobu, who lived from 1720 or 1724 to 1770.[2]

References[edit]

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