Kepler (Martian crater)
Kepler is a crater in the Eridania quadrangle on Mars. Located at 46.8° S, 140.9° E, Kepler is 233 kilometres (145 mi) wide. It was named in 1973 by the International Astronomical Union, in honor of the astronomer Johannes Kepler. On March 25, 2006 a section of the floor of Kepler was photographed by the HiRISE camera aboard the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
Kepler Crater showing dust devil tracks, as seen by Mars Global Surveyor.
Map of Eridania quadrangle with major craters. Kepler is near center.
- Martian crater Kepler on Google Mars
- NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Description of HiRISE photograph
- Kepler near south pole ESA source
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