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Dostoevskij (crater)

Dostoevskij (crater)
Planet Mercury
Diameter 411 km
Eponym Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Dostoevskij (sometimes Dostoevskii) is a crater on Mercury. It has a diameter of 411 kilometers.[1] Its name was adopted by the International Astronomical Union in 1979. Dostoevskij is named for the Russian novelist Fyodor Dostoyevsky, who lived from 1821 to 1881.[2]


  1. ^ Moore, Patrick (2000). The Data Book of Astronomy. Institute of Physics Publishing.  
  2. ^ "Dostoevskij". Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature. NASA. Retrieved 30 June 2012. 
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