Astronomy:Robert Sharp (crater)
Map of Mare Tyrrhenum quadrangle. Robert Sharp Crater is in the northeast part (upper right corner) of the map.
|Diameter||152.08 km (94.50 mi)|
Robert Sharp is a crater on the planet Mars in the northeastern part of Mare Tyrrhenum quadrangle at . The crater is 152.08 km (94.50 mi) in diameter and is located about 260 km (160 mi) west of Gale Crater (the landing location of NASA's Curiosity Mars rover on 6 August 2012). Robert Sharp Crater was named for geologist and planetary scientist Robert P. Sharp in 2012.
- "Robert Sharp". Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature. USGS Astrogeology Research Program.
- NASA Staff (27 March 2012). "'Mount Sharp' on Mars Compared to Three Big Mountains on Earth". NASA. http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/msl/multimedia/pia15292-Fig2.html.
- Agle, D. C. (28 March 2012). "'Mount Sharp' On Mars Links Geology's Past and Future". NASA. http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/msl/news/msl20120328.html.
- Staff (29 March 2012). "NASA's New Mars Rover Will Explore Towering 'Mount Sharp'". Space.com. http://www.space.com/15097-mars-mountain-sharp-curiosity-rover.html.
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