Masursky (Martian crater)

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Masursky (crater)
Floor of Masursky, as seen by HiRISE
Planet Mars
Coordinates 12°06′N 32°24′W / 12.1°N 32.4°W / 12.1; -32.4Coordinates: 12°06′N 32°24′W / 12.1°N 32.4°W / 12.1; -32.4
Diameter 117.9 km
Eponym Harold Masursky

Masursky is a crater on Mars, located in the Oxia Palus quadrangle at 12.1° North and 32.4° West. It measures 117.9 kilometers in diameter and was named after Harold Masursky, an American astrogeologist (1922–1990).[1]

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  1. ^ "Masursky (Martian crater)". Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature. USGS Astrogeology Research Program.