Nervo (crater)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Planet Mercury
Coordinates 43°00′N 179°00′W / 43.0°N 179.0°W / 43.0; -179.0Coordinates: 43°00′N 179°00′W / 43.0°N 179.0°W / 43.0; -179.0
Diameter 63 km
Eponym Amado Nervo

Nervo is a crater on Mercury. It has a diameter of 63kilometers.[1] Its name was adopted by the International Astronomical Union in 1979. Nervo is named for the Mexican poet Amado Nervo, who lived from 1870 to 1919.[2]


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