Keeler (Martian crater)

Summary

Keeler is an impact crater on Mars, located at 61.0°S latitude and 151.3°W longitude in the Phaethontis quadrangle. It is 95.0  km in diameter and was named after James Edward Keeler, and the name was approved in 1973.[1]

The first image below shows the relationship among three craters that are near each other. Keeler Crater is to the north of Trumpler Crater. After Keeler was formed, a later impact formed Trumpler Crater, and in the process destroyed part of Keeler.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature | Keeler". usgs.gov. International Astronomical Union. Retrieved 4 March 2015.