HiPOD: 25 August 2019
Crater Cluster in Chryse Planitia

Crater Cluster in Chryse Planitia
Clusters like this form when an asteroid or comet impacts the surface and forms a large crater; material thrown out of that crater often forms streaks or rays containing many small craters from the impact of ejected blocks. (Read the full caption.)

ID: PSP_007059_1975
date: 28 January 2008
altitude: 283 km
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NASA/JPL/University of Arizona
Black & white is less than 5 km across; enhanced color is less than 1 km