Ahmad Baba (crater)

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Ahmad Baba
Planet Mercury
Coordinates 17°24′N 126°48′W / 17.4°N 126.8°W / 17.4; -126.8Coordinates: 17°24′N 126°48′W / 17.4°N 126.8°W / 17.4; -126.8
Diameter 127 km
Eponym Ahmad Baba al Massufi

Ahmad Baba is a crater on Mercury. It has a diameter of 127 kilometers.[1] Its name was adopted by the International Astronomical Union (IAU) in 1979.[2]


  1. ^ Moore, Patrick (2000). The Data Book of Astronomy. Institute of Physics Publishing. ISBN 0-7503-0620-3. 
  2. ^ "Ahmad Baba". Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature. NASA. Retrieved 27 June 2012.