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Crater named after Kiwi artist
Celebrated Kiwi painter Frances Hodgkins has joined Beethoven, Hemingway and Rembrandt - by having a crater on Mercury named after her.
The Hodgkins crater is among 16 discovered by Nasa's Messenger spacecraft last October.
All such landforms on the closest planet to the sun are named after dead artists, authors and musicians.

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