Pettit (Martian crater)
Pettit Crater Rim, as seen by HIRISE.
|Eponym||Edison Pettit, an American astronomer (1890-1962)|
Pettit Crater is a crater in the Amazonis quadrangle of Mars, located at 12.39° north latitude and 173.87° west longitude. It is 92.49 km in diameter and was named after Edison Pettit, an American astronomer (1890–1962).
Map of Amazonis. Nicholson crater sits right on equator.
- Blue, Jennifer. "Pettit (Martian crater)". Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature. USGS Astrogeology Research Program.
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