Bek (crater)

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Planet Mercury
Coordinates 21°12′N 51°00′W / 21.2°N 51.0°W / 21.2; -51.0Coordinates: 21°12′N 51°00′W / 21.2°N 51.0°W / 21.2; -51.0
Diameter 32 km
Eponym Bek

Bek is a crater on Mercury. It has a diameter of 32 kilometers. Its name was adopted by the International Astronomical Union in 2010. Bek is named for the Egyptian sculptor Bek, who lived in the 14th century BCE.[1]


  1. ^ "Bek". Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature. NASA. Retrieved 30 June 2012.