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A Spectacular New Crater Shows The Hostile Face Of Mars

A Spectacular New Crater Shows The Hostile Face Of Mars

This photo from the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera on NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows a fresh crater about 30 metres in diameter at the centre. The impact happened somewhen between July 2010 and May 2012. View the map-projected version of the image here: