Raphael (crater)

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Planet Mercury
Coordinates 19°30′S 76°30′W / 19.5°S 76.5°W / -19.5; -76.5Coordinates: 19°30′S 76°30′W / 19.5°S 76.5°W / -19.5; -76.5
Diameter 350 km
Eponym Raffaello Santi

Raphael is a crater on Mercury. Unlike other Mercurian craters of similar size, Raphael is not multi-ringed.[1]


  1. ^ Trask, N.J., 1976, History of basin development on Mercury: Conference on Comparisons of Mercury and The Moon: Lunar Science Institute Contribution no. 262, p.36.