Astronomy:Airy (Martian crater)
|Diameter||43 kilometres (27 mi)|
Airy is an impact crater on Mars, named in honor of the British Astronomer, Royal Sir George Biddell Airy (1801–1892). The crater is approximately 43 kilometres (27 mi) in diameter and is located at 0.1°E 5.1°S in the Meridiani Planum region. The much smaller crater Airy-0, which defines the location of Mars' prime meridian, lies within it.
- Opportunity (rover) (landed in Meridiani Planum, 2004)
- Schiaparelli EDM lander (crash landed in Meridiani Planum, 2016)
- The Martian Prime Meridian -- Longitude "Zero" (Views of Airy and Airy-0)
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