|Region||Sinus Sabaeus quadrangle|
|Quadrangle||Sinus Sabaeus quadrangle|
|Eponym||H.G. van de Sande Bakhuyzen|
Bakhuysen Crater is an impact crater in the Sinus Sabaeus quadrangle of Mars, located at 23.0°S latitude and 15.7°E longitude. It is 153 km in diameter and was named after Dutch astronomer H.G. van de Sande Bakhuyzen; the name was approved in 1973 by the International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN).
Channels on south rim of Bakhuysen Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Note: this is an enlargement of the previous image of Bakhuysen Crater from the table.
Bakhuysen crater sits nearly at areoid with the bottom reaching 1000 meters below areoid and is actually a point created by another, unnamed crater within the basin of Bakhuysen. The highest point on the rim is approximately 3300 meters above areoid in the southeast quadrant.