Kuan Han-ch'ing (crater)

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Kuan Han-ch'ing (crater)
Planet Mercury
Coordinates 29°24′N 52°24′W / 29.4°N 52.4°W / 29.4; -52.4Coordinates: 29°24′N 52°24′W / 29.4°N 52.4°W / 29.4; -52.4
Diameter 151 km
Eponym Guan Hanqing

Kuan Han-ch'ing is a crater on Mercury. It has a diameter of 151 kilometers.[1] Its name was adopted by the International Astronomical Union in 1979. Kuan Han-ch'ing is named for the Chinese playwright Guan Hanqing, who lived from 1241 to 1320.[2]

References[edit]

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