Planetary features

Planetary features named after mathematicians


Some craters on other planets in the Solar System have been named after mathematicians in our archive.

You can see an account of how these features were named and whom they were called after.

Click on the name to go to the biography

CRATERS ON MERCURY
Boethius
Wren

CRATERS ON VENUS

Agnesi
Germain

CRATERS ON MARS

Airy
Arago
Bjerknes (Vilhelm)
Bouguer
Copernicus
Da Vinci
Darwin (George)
Halley
Heaviside
Helmholtz
Herschel (John)
Hipparchus
Hooke

Huygens
Jeans
Kepler
Lambert
Luzin
Playfair
Ptolemaeus
Rayleigh
Richardson
Stokes
Tycho Brahe
von Karman


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JOC/EFR August 2009

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