Ives (crater)

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Ives (crater)
Planet Mercury
Coordinates 32°54′S 111°24′W / 32.9°S 111.4°W / -32.9; -111.4Coordinates: 32°54′S 111°24′W / 32.9°S 111.4°W / -32.9; -111.4
Diameter 20 km
Eponym Charles Ives

Ives is a crater on Mercury. It has a diameter of 20 kilometers.[1] Its name was adopted by the International Astronomical Union in 1979. Ives is named for the American composer Charles Ives, who lived from 1874 to 1954.[2]

References[edit]

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