Wheatley (crater)

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Magellan - Wheatley crater mgn c115n266 1.gif
Magellan radar image
Planet Venus
Coordinates 16°36′N 268°00′E / 16.6°N 268°E / 16.6; 268Coordinates: 16°36′N 268°00′E / 16.6°N 268°E / 16.6; 268
Diameter 74.8 km
Eponym Phillis Wheatley

Wheatley is a crater on Venus at latitude 16.6, longitude 268 in Asteria Regio. It is 74.8 km in diameter and was named after Phillis Wheatley, the first black writer of note in America (1753-1784).