About Mars Craters

To name any crater, just mouse your cursor over it until you see its price appear, then click the mouse!

To move about Mars, either select a place in the global map or specify a latitude and longitude. Then use the upper, zoomed-in panel to move around by clicking your mouse and dragging it around the zoomed map.

All the craters in our Mars database are priced in proportion to their size. Zoom in on the maps to find lower priced craters, zoom out to find higher priced ones.

About Mars Districts and Provinces

Provinces and districts are part of Uwingu’s “Mars address system.” Just as the Earth is divided into countries and states, Uwingu has divided Mars into provinces and districts. And just as the Earth can have cities with the same name if they’re in different countries and states, Mars can have craters with the same name if they are in different provinces or districts.

Provinces are 3 degrees on a side (about 180 km across at the equator), and there are 7200 Uwingu provinces on Mars.

Districts are 1 degree on a side (about 60 km across at the equator). There are 64,800 Uwingu districts on Mars.

If you name a province or district, every crater within that region will use your name as part of its Mars address– get one while you can!

Shipping Rates & Information

When ordering Printed, Framed Certificates, the following shipping rates apply:

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Estimated delivery times are based on time for processing, printing and framing, and shipping.

Shipping rates are selected during checkout, not when submitting your crater name.

Name Your Crater!

    • Standard CertificateSample: Standard Certificate
      (Size: 11"×8.5")
    • Mother's DaySample: Mother's Day Certificate
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    • Father's DaySample: Father's Day Certificate
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    • Thank YouSample: Thank You Certificate
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    • GraduationSample: Graduation Certificate
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    • WeddingSample: Wedding Certificate
      (Size: 11"×8.5")
    • AnniversarySample: Anniversary Certificate
      (Size: 11"×8.5")
    • Baby BoySample: Baby Boy Certificate
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    • Baby GirlSample: Baby Girl Certificate
      (Size: 11"×8.5")
    • Get WellSample: Get Well Certificate
      (Size: 11"×8.5")
    • BirthdaySample: Birthday Certificate
      (Size: 11"×8.5")
    • In Loving MemorySample: In Loving Memory Certificate
      (Size: 11"×8.5")
    • Season's GreetingsSample: Season's Greetings Certificate
      (Size: 11"×8.5")
    • ChanukahSample: Chanukah Certificate
      (Size: 11"×8.5")
    • ChristmasSample: Christmas Certificate
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    • Valentine's DaySample: Valentine's Day Certificate
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    • New Option! Now you can add a printed and framed certificate to any new crater naming purchase. Free US shipping! (Certificate size: 11"×8.5", frame size: 16"×12".) View details.
    16 different certificate designs - including special occasions to make a unique gift!
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    Certificate Options

    Downloadable Certificate: Included with every crater naming purchase. This is a downloadable 11" x 8.5" certificate image that you can print yourself or share online. The certificate includes the crater name, who the crater is named by, citation, and map imagery showing the crater's location on Mars.

    Framed Certificate: In addition to your downloadable copy, your crater's 11" x 8.5" certificate will be printed on high-quality finish paper with a faux mat border and framed in a 16" x 12" wood frame with an elegant black finish and shatter-resistant Acrylite glazing, then shipped to the address of your choice.

    Free shipping for US customers. Allow 1-2 weeks for printing and delivery, depending on shipping destination and shipping method (selected when you check out).

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    Printed Framed Certificate

    Faux Mat and Frame

    Faux Mat and Frame

    Sawtooth Hanger

    Sawtooth Hanger

    Framing Points

    Framing Points

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  3. This will be the citation associated with your Crater name.
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Please Note: You cannot change this information after the crater name is in your shopping cart. The information you've typed above will appear on Uwingu's website, on your Certificate Of Mars Map Crater Naming, and in all of our records exactly as you have entered it here. This information will be forever associated with this crater and no changes can be made once you have paid for your submission.

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Name Martian Craters–and Make an Impact of Your Own!

Every crater naming purchase includes a downloadable certificate, perfect for posting and sharing online or printing and giving as a gift.

NEW! Add a professionally printed & framed certificate for an additional $39.95, free shipping to USA addresses!

Choose from 16 certificate designs!

A great gift for…

Season’s Greetings
Thank You
New Baby
Get Well
In Loving Memory
Mother’s Day
Father’s Day

Name Mars Just Like NASA Rover Teams Do

For years, space mission rover drivers have named craters on Mars and Apollo astronauts have named landing site landmarks on their Moon missions.

Now it’s your turn to help create the first crowdsourced Mars map, with names for all of the approximately 500,000 largest, still unnamed craters on Mars! You can also help name the map grid rectangles of all the Districts and Provinces in our address system–the first ever address system for Mars.

All existing Mars crater names, including IAU names, have been grandfathered into the Uwingu Mars map. Prices for newly named small craters begin at just five dollars, and increase with crater size. Give it a try!

When you name and purchase a Mars Crater, you will be able to download a .png image file of the certificate immediately – either from the confirmation email or through your order history when you are logged into your account. You can then print it out yourself or send it out for printing. You can print it as many times as you would like. Your crater name, submitted by information and citation will also be added to the Mars Crater Map and visible to anyone viewing the map on uwingu.com.

Each feature named helps fuel The Uwingu Fund, providing grants to space researchers, educators, and entrepreneurs in this time of government cutbacks.

Hurry, there are billions of people on Earth–far more than the number of available Martian craters!

Quick Option

If you don't want to select your crater yourself, just pick your price level and we'll choose a crater for you!

  • Standard Certificate
  • Mother's Day
  • Father's Day
  • Thank You
  • Graduation
  • Wedding
  • Anniversary
  • Baby Boy
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  • Get Well
  • Birthday
  • In Loving Memory
  • Season's Greetings
  • Chanukah
  • Christmas
  • Valentine's Day

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16 different certificate designs – including special occasions to make a unique gift!

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This will be the citation associated with your crater name.

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Mars Surface Viewer

Instructions: Click and drag this map to move around Mars, or select another location from the Mars Global Map below.
Just mouse over and click on craters, districts, and provinces to name them! About naming craters About Districts and Provinces

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Did You Know?
20,729 Publicly-Named Craters 575,682 Available Craters Newest Named Crater: CHARLIE DAKOTA Named By Neil and Annie kemp Profane or pejorative names will be removed without refund. See Terms of Use.

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Crater Data

Hover over craters in the Mars Surface Viewer to view Crater Data here. Click a crater to view full details or to name an available crater.



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Mars Global Map

The small map below represents the entire surface of Mars. Clicking an area on the Mars Global Map will display an enlarged view of that area in the Viewer above. Each square in the Mars Global Map's grid represents one province.
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