Saturday, August 29, 2009

Young Impact on Balmer Basin

From the LRO Narrow Angle Camera (NAC), Blocky impact crater (1 km diameter) with beautifully preserved impact melt streamers exposing high reflectance material excavated from the subsurface (Max resolution below of interior melt is 0.93 meters per pixel) Imaged on August 4, 2009 at 1452 UTC, Orbit 498, center coordinates Longitude 69.15°Latitude -18.65° Browse Image (M104061987RE.tif) HERE. [NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University]

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