Enheduanna (crater)

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Enheduanna
PlanetMercury
Coordinates48°20′N 33°35′W / 48.34°N 33.59°W / 48.34; -33.59Coordinates: 48°20′N 33°35′W / 48.34°N 33.59°W / 48.34; -33.59
Diameter105 km
EponymEnheduanna

Enheduanna is a crater on Mercury. It has a diameter of 105 kilometers. Its name was suggested by Gagan Toor from India in a naming contest which was eventually adopted by the International Astronomical Union (IAU) on 2015.[1] Enheduanna is named for the Sumerian poet Enheduanna.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mercury Crater-naming Contest Winners Announced". www.iau.org.
  2. ^ "Planetary Names: Crater, craters: Enheduanna on Mercury". Retrieved 28 August 2019.