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


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 °
Continent Asia
Group or Country
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

The boundaries shown on the maps above are approximate and are intended only to portray the locations of named features and their rough extents.
Get help using the map above.

Changes in the control network drop down are not reflected in the feature boundaries in the map above. Only the primary control network feature boundaries (in green) are displayed on the map.