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Martian Crater Named Capen

Wednesday, January 2, 2008

A 70 km crater on Mars, located at 6.57N, 345.73W, has been named for the American astronomer Charles F. Capen. Please see the map of MC-12 and the list of Martian feature names in the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature for more information.