Brashear (Martian crater)
Wide view of Brashear near other craters, as seen by MOLA in which elevations are indicated by different colors.
|Eponym||John A. Brashear (1840-1920), an American astronomer|
Brashear Crater is an impact crater in the Thaumasia quadrangle of Mars, located at 54.14 S and 119.03 W. It is 77.45 km in diameter, and was named after John A. Brashear (1840–1920), an American astronomer. The name was approved in 1973.
Mars Global Surveyor context image with box showing where next image is located.
- "Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature | Brashear". usgs.gov. International Astronomical Union. Retrieved 5 March 2015.
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