Pickering (Martian crater)
Pickering Crater lava flow, as seen by HiRISE. Click on image to see details at edge of flow
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|Diameter||115 kilometres (71 mi)|
The crater was named after several people: Edward Charles Pickering, American astronomer (1846–1919); his brother William Henry Pickering, American astronomer (1858–1938); and Sir William Hayward Pickering (unrelated), New Zealand-American engineer (1910–2004).
Western edge of Pickering Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter).
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