Kuiper (Martian crater)

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Kuiper Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter).

Kuiper Crater is an impact crater in the Phaethontis quadrangle of Mars, located at 57.4°S latitude and 157.3°W longitude. It is 87.0 km in diameter and was named after Gerard Peter Kuiper, and the name was approved in 1976.[1]

See also


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