Kästner R (Chekhov) Crater

Don’t tell me that the moon is shining

Show me the glint of light on broken glass


This quote is attributed to Anton Chekhov, the Russian naturalist playwright who lived from 1860  1904.


The name Chekhov Crater was never approved by the IAU. The approved named for this lunar feature is Kastner R. There is a Chekhov Crater on the planet Mercury.