Keats (crater)

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Keats (crater)
Planet Mercury
Coordinates 69°54′S 154°30′W / 69.9°S 154.5°W / -69.9; -154.5Coordinates: 69°54′S 154°30′W / 69.9°S 154.5°W / -69.9; -154.5
Diameter 115 km
Eponym John Keats

Keats is a crater on Mercury. It has a diameter of 115 kilometers.[1] Its name was adopted by the International Astronomical Union in 1976. Keats is named for the English poet John Keats, who lived from 1795 to 1821.[2]

References[edit]

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