Maria Celeste (crater)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Crater characteristics
Maria Celeste crater on Venus.png
Radar image of Maria Celeste
PlanetVenus
Coordinates23°24′N 140°24′E / 23.4°N 140.4°E / 23.4; 140.4Coordinates: 23°24′N 140°24′E / 23.4°N 140.4°E / 23.4; 140.4
Diameter96.6 km
EponymMaria Celeste

Maria Celeste is an impact crater on Venus named in honor of Maria Celeste, the daughter of Galileo Galilei.[1]

References[edit]