Fresh Crater on Mars

Impact crater in the Sirenum Fossae region of Mars

This impressive closeup image captured from (HiRISE) camera, of a “fresh” (on a geological scale, though quite old on a human scale) impact crater in the Sirenum Fossae region of Mars, on March 30, 2015.

By | Jun 8, 2015|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , |

Mysterious ridges formed on Mars

Schiaparelli Crater on Mars

This area, a crater within the larger Schiaparelli Crater on Mars, originally was targeted to investigate the circumferential layers that fill the crater, evidence for possible past deposition from air-fall dust or even water.   Image © NASA/JPL/University of Arizona

By | Sep 18, 2013|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , , |