Haworth (crater)


Haworth crater.jpg
Haworth Crater as imaged by Diviner. NASA photo.
Coordinates86°54′S 4°00′W / 86.9°S 4°W / -86.9; -4Coordinates: 86°54′S 4°00′W / 86.9°S 4°W / -86.9; -4
Diameter51.4 km
EponymWalter Haworth

Haworth is an impact crater that lies at the south pole of the Moon.[1] The crater is named after Walter Haworth.[2]


The crater was imaged by Diviner. Cabeus Crater is nearby.

See also


  1. ^ "Chandrayaan-1 peeks inside Moon craters". Astronomy.com. January 16, 2009. Retrieved June 22, 2010.
  2. ^ "Two New Crater Names Approved for Earth's Moon". U.S. Geological Survey. October 30, 2008. Archived from the original on June 11, 2011. Retrieved June 22, 2010.

External links

  • USGS: Earth's Moon