Bailly-Newton Basin

(unofficial name)
Lat: 73°S, Long: 57°W, Main ring diam: 330 km, Depth: km, Rükl: 72
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Left Annotated Clementine image from Map-A-Planet Right Clementine LIDAR data: altitude-coded shaded relief map. The large ring overlaying Bailly-Newton on the northwest is Bailly.

Images

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Maps

(LAC zone 136C1) USGS Digital Atlas PDF

Basin Classification

(description of terms and most numeric basin data from Wood, C.A. (2004) Impact Basin Database)
Certainty of Existence
USGS Age
Wilhelms Age Group
Ring Diameters
Mare Thickness
Mascon
Very Uncertain


330 km



Description


Additional Information

Discovered by Cook et al (2000)

Nomenclature

Basins filled with maria are named for the mare, and basins that were previously recognized as craters still bear the crater name. Basins located between craters have the names of the two opposite craters with a hyphen in between, in this case Bailly and Newton.

LPOD Articles


Bibliography

Discovery paper

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