Mar 11

The scars of impacts on Mars

Source: ESA

Impact crater South of the Huyghens Crater that measures 78 km in length,
opens from just under 10 km wide at one end to 25 km wide at the other, and
reaches a depth of 2 km. Image credit: ESA/DLR/FU Berlin (G. Neukum).

ESA's Mars Express has returned new images of an elongated impact crater in the southern hemisphere of Mars. Located just south of the Huygens basin, it could have been carved out by a train of projectiles striking the planet at a shallow angle. (read more)

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