Semeykin (crater)

Summary

Semeykin
Semeykin Crater Drainage.JPG
Semeykin Crater Drainage, as seen by THEMIS. Click on image to see details of beautiful drainage system.
PlanetMars
Coordinates41°48′N 351°24′W / 41.8°N 351.4°W / 41.8; -351.4Coordinates: 41°48′N 351°24′W / 41.8°N 351.4°W / 41.8; -351.4
QuadrangleIsmenius Lacus quadrangle
Diameter73.51 km
EponymBoris Semeykin, a Soviet astronomer (1900–1937)

Semeykin is a crater in the Ismenius Lacus quadrangle on Mars. It is located at 41.8° north latitude and 351.4° west longitude. The crater measures approximately 74 kilometers in diameter and was named after Boris Semeykin, a Soviet astronomer (1900–1938).[1]

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References

  1. ^ "Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature | Semeykin". usgs.gov. International Astronomical Union. Retrieved 4 March 2015.
  • Balyshev M. Historical and biographical research of life and scientific activity of Boris Semeykin (1900-1938). Kinematics and Physics of Celestial Bodies. 2018. Vol. 34 (2). P. 98–101.
  • Балышев М.А. Sic itur ad astra: научная биография и трагическая судьба астронома Бориса Евгеньевича Семейкина (1900–1938). Историко-астрономические исследования / Институт истории естествознания и техники им. С. И. Вавилова РАН. Т. ХL. Дубна: Феникс+, 2018. С. 127–169.