Koval'sky (crater)

Summary

Koval'sky Crater
Martian crater Koval'sky based on day THEMIS.png
THEMIS image of Koval'sky
PlanetMars
RegionMemnonia quadrangle
Coordinates29°34′S 141°32′W / 29.56°S 141.54°W / -29.56; -141.54Coordinates: 29°34′S 141°32′W / 29.56°S 141.54°W / -29.56; -141.54
QuadrangleMemnonia quadrangle
Diameter296.67 km
EponymMarian Kowalski
Map of Koval'sky

Koval'sky is an impact crater on Mars, located in the southernmost area of the Memnonia quadrangle at 29.56° south and longitude 141.54° west. It measures approximately 297 kilometers in diameter. Its name refers to Polish–Russian astronomer Marian Kowalski (1821–1884).[1]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature | Koval'sky". usgs.gov. International Astronomical Union. Retrieved 20 August 2017.