Maunder (Martian crater)
Maunder Crater, as seen by HiRISE. The overhang is part of the degraded south (toward bottom) wall of crater. The scale bar is 500 meters.
|Eponym||E. Walter Maunder, British astronomer (1851–1928)|
Maunder is an old, eroded crater on Mars, located in the Noachis quadrangle at 50 South and 358.5 West. It measures 91 kilometers in diameter and was named after British astronomer Walter Maunder in 1973.
Part of Maunder crater, as seen by CTX camera on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. Areas of dunes and gullies are indicated.
- "Maunder (Martian crater)". Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature. USGS Astrogeology Research Program.