Astronomy:Bonestell (crater)

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Bonestell (crater)
Bonestell Crater.JPG
Bonestell, as seen by HiRISE. Scale bar is 1000 meters long.
PlanetMars
CoordinatesCoordinates: 42°22′N 30°34′W / 42.37°N 30.57°W / 42.37; -30.57
Diameter42.4 km

Bonestell is an impact crater in the Northern hemisphere in the Mare Acidalium quadrangle of Mars, located at 42.37° North and 30.57° West.[1] It is 42.4 km in diameter and was named after Chesley Bonestell, a famous American space artist (1888-1986), whose drawings inspired many young people to study sciences.[2]

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References

  1. https://planetarynames.wr.usgs.gov/images/mc4_2014.pdf
  2. Bonestell. Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature, retrieved June 19, 2011

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