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Sander (crater)

Planet Mercury

42°35′N 205°36′W / 42.59°N 205.6°W / 42.59; -205.6Coordinates: 42°35′N 205°36′W / 42.59°N 205.6°W / 42.59; -205.6

Diameter 50.0 km
Eponym August Sander

Sander is a crater on Mercury, within Caloris Basin. It has dark walls and bright patches on its floor. Unlike the rays of Basho crater, the bright areas are not believed to be immature but are inherently bright.[1] It is named after the German photographer August Sander (1876–1964).[2]


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