Asimov (crater)

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Asimov Crater
Asimov Crater.jpg
Asimov Crater, as seen by HiRISE. Bottom of picture shows southeastern wall of crater. Top of picture is edge of mound that fills most of the crater.
Planet Mars
Coordinates 47°00′S 355°03′W / 47.0°S 355.05°W / -47.0; -355.05Coordinates: 47°00′S 355°03′W / 47.0°S 355.05°W / -47.0; -355.05
Diameter 84.0 km
Eponym Isaac Asimov (1920–1992), an American biochemist and writer

Asimov Crater is an impact crater in the Noachis quadrangle of Mars, located at 47.0° S and 355.05° W. It is 84.0 km in diameter and was named after Isaac Asimov (1920–1992), an American biochemist and writer.[1]