Halley (Martian crater)

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East side of Halley Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter).
Floor of Halley Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Thin dark lines are dust devil tracks. Note: this is an enlargement of the previous image of Halley Crater.

Halley Crater is an impact crater in the Argyre quadrangle of Mars, located at 48.7°S latitude and 59.3°W longitude. It is 84.5 km in diameter and was named after Edmond Halley, and the name was approved in 1973.[1]

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References

  1. "Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature | Halley". usgs.gov. International Astronomical Union. Retrieved 4 March 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>