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Kepler (Martian crater)

Planet Mars
Diameter 233 km
Eponym Johannes Kepler

Kepler is a crater in the Eridania quadrangle on Mars. Located at 46.8° S, 140.9° E, Kepler is 233 kilometres (145 mi) wide and was named in 1973, in honor of the astronomer Johannes Kepler. On March 25, 2006 a section of the floor of Kepler was photographed by the HiRISE camera aboard the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.

External links

  • Martian crater Kepler on Google Mars
  • NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Description of HiRISE photograph
  • Kepler near south pole ESA source

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