Le Verrier (Martian crater)

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Le Verrier, as seen by CTX camera of the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter

Le Verrier Crater is an impact crater in the Hellas quadrangle of Mars, located at 38.0°S latitude and 342.9°W longitude. It is 140 kilometers in diameter and was named after French mathematical astronomer Urbain Le Verrier. The name was approved in 1973 by the International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN).[1]

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