Hamori (crater)

Summary

Hamori
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Hamori crater, surrounded by smaller craters
LocationCeres
Coordinates60°52′S 79°26′E / 60.86°S 79.44°E / -60.86; 79.44Coordinates: 60°52′S 79°26′E / 60.86°S 79.44°E / -60.86; 79.44[1]
Diameter60 kilometres (37 mi)
EponymHamori, Japanese god, protector of tree leaves

Hamori is a large crater in the southern hemisphere of the dwarf planet Ceres, located at 60.86° S, 79.44 ° E. It has a diameter of 60 kilometres (37 mi).[1] The crater was named after Hamori, a Japanese god, protector of tree leaves, in 2015.[1]

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References

  1. ^ a b c "Planetary Names: Crater, craters: Hamori on Ceres". USGS. Gazeteer of Planetary Nomenclature. 15 October 2015. Retrieved 27 August 2017.