Crater trio

in Proof of Brain3 months ago

( 22 March 2021,NASA )

Crater trio



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I leave with this image of Mars offered by the European space agency, they are three impact craters in a region near the three giant volcanoes of Tharsis, perhaps the craters will be formed at the same time by an object that fragmented when approaching Mars.


This image was taken on 22 March 2021 in the Lunae Planum region [16.74°N, 300.9°E] of Mars by the CaSSIS camera on the ESA-Roscosmos ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO).


This region is known to be covered by large lava deposits probably from the nearby Tharsis Montes volcanoes. In this image three medium-sized impact craters take centre stage, with many smaller impacts pockmarking the scene. Zooming into the larger craters it is possible to see layers in the inner rim that could represent the successive accumulation of lava flows in this area


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