Haworth (crater)

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Haworth (crater)
Haworth Crater.
Haworth Crater as imaged by Diviner. NASA photo.
Coordinates 86°54′S 4°00′W / 86.9°S 4°W / -86.9; -4Coordinates: 86°54′S 4°00′W / 86.9°S 4°W / -86.9; -4
Diameter 35
Eponym Walter Haworth

Haworth is an impact crater that lies at the south pole of the Moon.[1] The crater is named after Walter Haworth.[2]

Description[edit]

The crater was imaged by Diviner. Cabeus Crater is nearby.

Lunar south pole as imaged by Diviner.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Chandrayaan-1 peeks inside Moon craters". Astronomy.com. January 16, 2009. Retrieved June 22, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Two New Crater Names Approved for Earth's Moon". U.S. Geological Survey. October 30, 2008. Retrieved June 22, 2010. 

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