Helmholtz (Martian crater)

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East side of Helmholtz Crater, as seen by CTX camera (on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter).
Dunes and dust devil tracks in Helmholtz Crater, as seen by CTX Note: this is an enlargement of the previous image of Helmholtz Crater.

Helmholtz Crater is an impact crater in the Argyre quadrangle on Mars at 45.8°S and 21.3°W and is 111.5 km in diameter. Its name was approved in 1973 by the International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN), and it was named after Hermann von Helmholtz.[1]


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