Hodgkins (crater)

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Hodgkins (crater)
Planet Mercury
Coordinates 29°12′N 341°44′W / 29.2°N 341.74°W / 29.2; -341.74Coordinates: 29°12′N 341°44′W / 29.2°N 341.74°W / 29.2; -341.74
Diameter 19 km
Eponym Frances Hodgkins

Hodgkins is a crater on Mercury. It has a diameter of 19 kilometers. Its name was adopted by the International Astronomical Union in 2009. Hodgkins is named for the New Zealand painter Frances Hodgkins, who lived from 1869 to 1947.[1]

References[edit]

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