Astronomy:Heaviside (Martian crater)

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Short description: Crater on Mars
Heaviside Crater
Unlabeled topographic map of Heaviside crater
RegionMare Australe quadrangle
CoordinatesCoordinates: 70°30′S 264°47′E / 70.5°S 264.78°E / -70.5; 264.78
Diameter83.28 km

Heaviside is an impact crater in the Mare Australe quadrangle of Mars. It is 83.28  km in diameter. It was named after British physicist Oliver Heaviside; the name was approved in 1973 by the International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN).[1]

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