Alluvial fan in Saheki Crater, as seen by HiRISE
Saheki is a crater on Mars, located in the Iapygia quadrangle at 21.75° S and 286.97° W. It measures approximately 82 kilometers in diameter and was named after Tsuneo Saheki, a Japanese amateur astronomer (1916–1996). The naming was adopted by IAU's Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature in 2006.
- 4606 Saheki, minor planet
- Climate of Mars
- Geology of Mars
- List of craters on Mars
- Ore resources on Mars
- Planetary nomenclature
- Morgan, A.M.; Howard, A.D.; Hobley, D.E.J.; Moore, J.M.; Dietrich, W.E.; Williams, R.M.E.; Burr, D.M.; Grant, J.A. et al. (2014). "Sedimentology and climatic environment of alluvial fans in the martian Saheki crater and a comparison with terrestrial fans in the Atacama Desert". Icarus 229: 131–156. doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2013.11.007. Bibcode: 2014Icar..229..131M. https://repository.si.edu/bitstream/handle/10088/21823/nasm_201440.pdf.
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