Vinogradsky (crater)


MOLA map showing location of Vinogradsky Crater in relation to other craters. Colors indicate elevations.
Vinogradsky Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter).

Vinogradsky is an impact crater in the Eridania quadrangle of Mars, located at 56.5°S latitude and 216.2°W longitude. It measures 64 kilometres (40 mi) in diameter and was named after Sergei Winogradsky. The name was approved in 1973, by the International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature.[1]

See also


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