Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Crater, craters: Rikyū on Mercury

Rikyū

Feature Name Rikyū
Clean Name Rikyu
Feature ID 15145
Target Mercury
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 80.72 °
Southernmost Latitude 80.19 °
Easternmost Longitude 22.65 °
Westernmost Longitude 25.79 °
Diameter 22.39 km
Center Latitude 80.45 °
Center Longitude 24.22 °
Northernmost Latitude 80.17 °
Southernmost Latitude 79.64 °
Easternmost Longitude 21.23 °
Westernmost Longitude 24.24 °
Diameter 22.39 km
Center Latitude 79.91 °
Center Longitude 22.74 °
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Continent Asia
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Japan
Quad H-01 [pdf]
Reference [305] - The Tea Ceremony, by Sen’ō Tanaka, Sendō Tanaka, and Edwin Reischauer: Kodansha International, 2000.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Jun 18, 2013
Origin Sen no; Japanese tea master, designer of Japanese tea ceremony (1522-1591).
Last Updated Jun 20, 2013 9:43 AM

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