Liszt (crater)

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Liszt (crater)
Planet Mercury
Coordinates 16°06′S 168°06′W / 16.1°S 168.1°W / -16.1; -168.1Coordinates: 16°06′S 168°06′W / 16.1°S 168.1°W / -16.1; -168.1
Diameter 85 km
Eponym Franz Liszt

Liszt is a crater on Mercury. It has a diameter of 85 kilometers.[1] Its name was adopted by the International Astronomical Union in 1985. Liszt is named for the Hungarian composer Franz Liszt, who lived from 1811 to 1886.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Moore, Patrick (2000). The Data Book of Astronomy. Institute of Physics Publishing. ISBN 0-7503-0620-3. 
  2. ^ "Liszt". Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature. NASA. Retrieved 4 July 2012.