Saheki (crater)

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Saheki
Saheki Crater Alluvial Fan.JPG
Alluvial fan in Saheki Crater, as seen by HiRISE.
Planet Mars
Coordinates 21°45′S 286°58′W / 21.75°S 286.97°W / -21.75; -286.97Coordinates: 21°45′S 286°58′W / 21.75°S 286.97°W / -21.75; -286.97
Diameter 85 km
Eponym Tsuneo Saheki, a Japanese amateur astronomer (1916-1996)

Saheki Crater is a crater in the Iapygia quadrangle of Mars, located at 21.75° S and 286.97° W. It is 85 km in diameter and was named after Tsuneo Saheki, a Japanese amateur astronomer (1916–1996).[1] The crater contains a number of alluvial fans, which are preserved in inverted relief.[2]

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