Astronomy:Bianchini (Martian crater)

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Bianchini
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Biachini Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Dust devil tracks and dunes are visible on the floor.
PlanetMars
RegionThaumasia quadrangle
CoordinatesCoordinates: 64°12′S 95°24′W / 64.2°S 95.4°W / -64.2; -95.4
Diameter71 km

Bianchini is a crater in the Thaumasia quadrangle of Mars, located at 64.2°S latitude and 95.4°W longitude. It is 71 km in diameter and was named after Italian astronomer Francesco Bianchini; the name was approved in 1973 by the International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN).[1]

A topographic map showing the crater's norther side.


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