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Crater on moon named for late Tucson scientist
Posted May 28, 2015
Dylan Smith TucsonSentinel.com
Elisabetta "Betty" Pierazzo, a leading expert in the modeling of impact crater formation who worked at the Planetary Science Institute in Tucson, now has one of those craters named after her. Pierazzo Crater, on the far side of the moon, is nine kilometers wide, with debris spread more than 450 kilometers from its rim.
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