Mie (crater)

Mie Crater is an impact crater on Mars, located in the Cebrenia quadrangle. The crater was named after German physicist Gustav Mie in 1973.[1]

Mie crater 844A06.jpg
RegionCebrenia quadrangle
Coordinates48°10′N 139°39′W / 48.16°N 139.65°W / 48.16; -139.65Coordinates: 48°10′N 139°39′W / 48.16°N 139.65°W / 48.16; -139.65
QuadrangleDiacria quadrangle
Diameter100.91 km
EponymGustav Mie

Viking Lander 2 landed near Mie crater in 1976.

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  1. ^ "Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature | Mie". usgs.gov. International Astronomical Union. Retrieved 21 June 2020.