NASA Probe Finds Newly Formed Crater On Mars

From NPR  --  Take a close look at the image below showing a newly formed impact crater on Mars: The blue streaks of material, known as ejecta, radiate 9 miles from the 100-foot crater, according to NASA.  The picture was taken from orbit by the on Nov. 19. The same area was imaged by the MRO's Context Camera in July 2010 and again in May 2012 — with no crater in the first and a telltale surface scar in the second.

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An enhanced image of a newly formed crater on Mars. The feature, including the ejected material, stretches more than 9 miles across.  Photo credit: NASA.