Jones (Martian crater)

Summary

Jones Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Regions on the floor containing layers, fans, and dunes are labeled.
Fan, layers, and dunes on the floor of Jones Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Note: this is an enlargement of the previous image of Jones Crater.

Jones is an impact crater on Mars, located at 19°06′S 19°54′W / 19.1°S 19.9°W / -19.1; -19.9 in the Margaritifer Sinus quadrangle. It measures 94.0 kilometer in diameter and was named after English astronomer Harold Spencer Jones (1890–1960). The name was approved in 1973, by the International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN).[1]

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References

  1. ^ "Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature – Joly". usgs.gov. International Astronomical Union. Retrieved 9 August 2017.