Rossby (crater)

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West side of Rossby Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter).
Gullies in Rossby Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Note: this is an enlargement of previous image of west side of Rossby Crater.

Rossby Crater is an impact crater in the Eridania quadrangle on Mars at 47.9°S and 192.2°W, and it is 82.5 km in diameter. Its name was approved in 1973, and it was named after Carl-Gustaf Rossby.[1] Pictures show gullies on the wall of Rossby Crater.

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References

  1. "Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature | Rossby". usgs.gov. International Astronomical Union. Retrieved 5 March 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>