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Sharonov (Martian crater)

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Sharonov (Martian crater)

Sharonov (Martian crater)
THEMIS daytime infrared image mosaic showing Sharonov (center) and the surrounding Kasei Valles system of outflow channels.
Planet Mars
Coordinates
Diameter 100.0 km (62.1 mi)
Discoverer Mariner 9
Eponym Vsevolod V. Sharonov; Russian astronomer (1901-1964)

Sharonov is an impact crater in the Lunae Palus quadrangle of Mars, located at . It is 100.0 km (62.1 mi) in diameter and was named after Vsevolod V. Sharonov, a Russian astronomer (1901-1964).[1] Sharonov is situated within the outflow channel system Kasei Valles, whose flows were divided into two main branches that bracket the crater.

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