Cruls (Martian crater)

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Cruls (Martian crater) THEMIS IR Day (MDIM2.1) Image.png
Martian impact crater Cruls based on Mars Odyssey Orbiter THEMIS IR image.[2]
Planet Mars
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Diameter 87.89 km
Eponym Luis Cruls, Brazillian astronomer.

Cruls is an impact crater in the Eridania quadrangle on Mars at 42.91° S and 163.03° E. and is 87.89 km in diameter. Its name was assigned in 1973 by the International Astronomical Union, in honor of Brazilian astronomer Luis Cruls.[1] Evidence of previous glacial activity is evident in images.[3]

See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 IAU/USGS. "Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature".<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. USGS. "PILOT - Planetary Image Locator Tool".<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. NASA/JPL/University of Arizona. "Flow Features in Cruls Crater".<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>