Molesworth (crater)

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Molesworth Crater
Aeolis map.JPG
Map of Aeolis quadrangle. The Spirit Rover landed in Gusev crater. It found volcanic rocks that probably came from Apollinaris Patera. A large pile of layered rocks sits in the middle of Gale Crater.
Planet Mars
Coordinates 27°42′S 210°54′W / 27.7°S 210.9°W / -27.7; -210.9Coordinates: 27°42′S 210°54′W / 27.7°S 210.9°W / -27.7; -210.9
Eponym Percy B. Molesworth, a British astronomer (1867–1908)

Molesworth Crater is a crater in the Aeolis quadrangle of Mars, located at 27.7° south latitude and 210.9° west longitude. It is 181 km in diameter and was named after Percy B. Molesworth, a British astronomer (1867–1908).[1]

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