Hipparchus (Martian crater)
Thu, 2017-Nov-09 21:33 UTC
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Hipparchus Crater is an impact crater in the Phaethontis quadrangle of Mars, located at 44.8° S latitude and 151.4° W longitude. It is 93.0 km in diameter and was named after Hipparchus, and the name was approved in 1973.
Nearby prominent craters include Eudoxus to the east, Li Fan to the west-southwest and Ptolemaeus further west, also further northwest is the larger Newton. Small channels dominate parts of the crater especially its rims.
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