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The International Astronomical Union (IAU) has approved a new name for a crater on Mercury.

Chesterton for a 37.23-km-wide crater located at 88.3°N, 134.5°W.
The feature was named in honour of the English writer Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874-1936).



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