Marti (crater)

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Marti (crater)
Planet Mercury
Coordinates 75°36′S 164°36′W / 75.6°S 164.6°W / -75.6; -164.6Coordinates: 75°36′S 164°36′W / 75.6°S 164.6°W / -75.6; -164.6
Diameter 68 km
Eponym José Martí

Marti is a crater on Mercury. It has a diameter of 68 kilometers.[1] Its name was adopted by the International Astronomical Union in 1976. Marti is named for the Cuban writer José Martí, who lived from 1853 to 1895.[2]

References[edit]

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