Wirtz (crater)

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Wirtz Crater
Wirtz Crater dunes - hires.jpg
Wirtz Crater Dunes with ripples and frost, as seen by HiRISE.
Planet Mars
Coordinates 48°36′S 26°00′W / 48.6°S 26°W / -48.6; -26Coordinates: 48°36′S 26°00′W / 48.6°S 26°W / -48.6; -26
Diameter 129 km
Eponym Carl Wilhelm Wirtz, a German astronomer (1886-1956)

Wirtz Crater is a crater in Argyre quadrangle of Mars at 48.6° south latitude and 26° west longitude, It is 129 km in diameter and was named after Carl Wilhelm Wirtz, a German astronomer (1886–1956).[1]

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