Poona (crater)

Summary

Poona Crater
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PlanetMars
Coordinates23°56′N 52°19′W / 23.93°N 52.32°W / 23.93; -52.32Coordinates: 23°56′N 52°19′W / 23.93°N 52.32°W / 23.93; -52.32
QuadrangleLunae Palus quadrangle
Diameter19.87 km
EponymCity in India

Poona is an impact crater in Chryse Planitia in the Lunae Palus quadrangle of Mars, located at 23.93° N and 52.32° W. It measures 19.87 kilometers in diameter and was named after the city of Pune, Maharashtra, India.[1]

References

  1. ^ "Poona (crater)". Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature. USGS Astrogeology Research Program.