Vyāsa (crater)

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Vyasa Stravinsky Rubens CN0131774338M web.png
Coordinates43°30′N 80°00′W / 43.5°N 80°W / 43.5; -80Coordinates: 43°30′N 80°00′W / 43.5°N 80°W / 43.5; -80
Diameter275 km

Vyāsa is a crater on Mercury. It is an ancient crater, overlain by two much younger craters – Stravinsky and Sholem Aleichem.[1][2] It is named after the Indian poet of the same name, Vyasa.


  1. ^ SpringerLink - Book Chapter
  2. ^ "Vyāsa (crater)". Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature. USGS Astrogeology Research Program.