Dali (crater)

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Planet Mercury
Coordinates 45°06′N 240°00′W / 45.1°N 240.0°W / 45.1; -240.0Coordinates: 45°06′N 240°00′W / 45.1°N 240.0°W / 45.1; -240.0
Diameter 176 km
Eponym Salvador Dalí

Dali is a crater on Mercury. It has a diameter of 176 kilometers. Its name was adopted by the International Astronomical Union in 2008. Dali is named for the Spanish painter Salvador Dalí, who lived from 1904 to 1989.[1]


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