Heinlein (crater)

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The Martian crater Heinlein
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Planet Mars
Region Promethei Terra
Coordinates 64°36′S 243°48′W / 64.6°S 243.8°W / -64.6; -243.8Coordinates: 64°36′S 243°48′W / 64.6°S 243.8°W / -64.6; -243.8
Diameter 83 km
Eponym Robert A. Heinlein

Heinlein is a crater in Promethei Terra, Mars. It is centered at 64.6 degrees south, 243.8 degrees west, and is 83 km in diameter. It is named after Robert A. Heinlein, a famous author of science fiction.

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