Semeykin (Martian crater)

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Semeykin
Semeykin Crater Drainage.JPG
Semeykin Crater Drainage, as seen by THEMIS. Click on image to see details of beautiful drainage system.
Planet Mars
Coordinates 41°48′N 351°24′W / 41.8°N 351.4°W / 41.8; -351.4Coordinates: 41°48′N 351°24′W / 41.8°N 351.4°W / 41.8; -351.4
Diameter 73.51 km
Eponym Boris Semeykin, a Soviet astronomer (1900–1937)

Semeykin is a crater in the Ismenius Lacus quadrangle on Mars. It is located at 41.8° north latitude and 351.4° west longitude. The crater measures approximately 74 kilometers in diameter and was named after Boris Semeykin, a Soviet astronomer (1900–1937).[1]

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  1. ^ "Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature | Semeykin". usgs.gov. International Astronomical Union. Retrieved 4 March 2015.