Mitchel (crater)

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Western side of Mitchel crater (Martian crater), as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter).
Dust devil tracks in Mitchell crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Note: this is an enlargement of a previous image of west side of Mitchel crater

Mitchel Crater is an impact crater in the Mare Australe quadrangle of Mars, located at 67.7°S latitude and 283.9°W longitude. It is 138.4  km in diameter and was named after Ormsby M. Mitchel, and the name was approved in 1973 by the International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN).[1]

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References

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