Kunisada (crater)

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Kunisada (crater)
Planet Mercury
Coordinates 1°24′N 247°06′W / 1.4°N 247.1°W / 1.4; -247.1Coordinates: 1°24′N 247°06′W / 1.4°N 247.1°W / 1.4; -247.1
Diameter 241 km
Eponym Utagawa Kunisada

Kunisada is a crater on Mercury. It has a diameter of 241 kilometers. Its name was adopted by the International Astronomical Union in 2009. Kunisada is named for the Japanese woodblock printer Utagawa Kunisada, who lived from 1786 to 1864.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kunisada". Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature. NASA. Retrieved 3 July 2012.