Wednesday, February 5, 2014

New Crater on Mars

Mystery crater on Mars: The fresh crater appears blue in the enhanced color of the image, due to removal of the reddish dust in that area.  The explosion that excavated this crater threw ejecta as far as 9.3 miles (15 kilometers.

From the Daily Mail, a report on the discovery of a new (made between July 2010 and May 2012) crater on Mars. The crater is 100 feet wide.

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