Astronomy:Priestley (Martian crater)
Priestley is an impact crater in the Eridania quadrangle of Mars, located at 54.4°S latitude and 229.4°W longitude. It measures 41.9 kilometers in diameter and was named after English clergyman and scientist Joseph Priestley. The naming was approved by IAU's Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature in 1973.
The larger crater Haldane is to the northwest of Priestley.
Priestly crater, as seen by CTX camera (on MRO)
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