Astronomy:Priestley (Martian crater)

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MOLA map showing location of Priestley at far left. Colors indicate elevations.

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.[1]

The larger crater Haldane is to the northwest of Priestley.

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