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

Imhotep

Feature Name Imhotep
Clean Name Imhotep
Feature ID 2678
Target Mercury
Feature Type Crater, craters
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude -18.10 °
Southernmost Latitude -18.20 °
Easternmost Longitude 35.30 °
Westernmost Longitude 39.30 °
Diameter 159.00 km
Center Latitude -18.10 °
Center Longitude 37.30 °
Northernmost Latitude -16.19 °
Southernmost Latitude -19.92 °
Easternmost Longitude 35.45 °
Westernmost Longitude 39.37 °
Diameter 158.78 km
Center Latitude -18.06 °
Center Longitude 37.41 °
Northernmost Latitude -15.99 °
Southernmost Latitude -19.96 °
Easternmost Longitude 35.39 °
Westernmost Longitude 39.57 °
Diameter 159.00 km
Center Latitude -17.97 °
Center Longitude 37.48 °
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Continent Africa
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Egypt
Quad H-06 [pdf]
Reference [59] - The New Encyclopaedia Britannica: Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc., Chicago, 1974, 1993.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1976
Origin Egyptian physician and sage (c. 2686-2613 B.C.).
Last Updated Oct 11, 2016 2:01 PM

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