Weinbaum crater, as seen by CTX camera (on MRO)
|Region||Mare Australe quadrangle|
|Diameter||82 km (51 mi)|
Weinbaum is an impact crater in the Mare Australe quadrangle of Mars, located at 65.5°S latitude and 245.4°W longitude. It measures 82 kilometres (51 mi) in diameter and was named after American science fiction writer Stanley Weinbaum (1902–1935). The name was adopted in 1973 by the International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature.
- "Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature | Weinbaum". International Astronomical Union. http://planetarynames.wr.usgs.gov/Feature/6512.
- Sagan, Carl (1978-05-28). "Growing up with Science Fiction" (in en-US). The New York Times: p. SM7. ISSN 0362-4331. https://www.nytimes.com/1978/05/28/archives/growing-up-with.html.
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