Heaviside (Martian crater)


Heaviside Crater
Unlabeled topographic map of Heaviside crater
RegionMare Australe quadrangle
Coordinates70°30′S 264°47′E / 70.5°S 264.78°E / -70.5; 264.78Coordinates: 70°30′S 264°47′E / 70.5°S 264.78°E / -70.5; 264.78
QuadrangleMare Australe quadrangle
Diameter83.28 km
EponymOliver Heaviside

Heaviside is an impact crater in the Mare Australe quadrangle of Mars. It is 83.28  km in diameter. It was named after British physicist Oliver Heaviside; the name was approved in 1973 by the International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN).[1]

See also


  1. ^ "Planetary Names: Welcome". planetarynames.wr.usgs.gov. Retrieved 2021-08-29.