Astronomy:Wright (Martian crater)

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Wright Crater
MOLA image showing the relationship among Wright, Keeler, and Trumpler Craters. Colors indicate elevations.
CoordinatesCoordinates: 58°54′S 151°00′W / 58.9°S 151.0°W / -58.9; -151.0
Diameter113.78 km (70.70 mi)

Wright is an impact crater in the Phaethontis quadrangle of Mars, located at 58.9°S latitude and 151.0°W longitude. It measures 113.78 km (70.70 mi) in diameter and was named after American astronomer William Hammond Wright (1871–1959). The naming was approved by the IAU in 1973.[1] The KeelerTrumpler crater pair lies to the south.


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