New HiRISE Image – Colorful Impact Ejecta from Hargraves Crater

HiRISE Views Colorful Impact Ejecta from Hargraves Crater

NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter views the colorful impact ejecta from the collision that created Hargraves Crater. The impact ejecta is a rich mix of rock types with different colors and textures.

The crater is named after Robert Hargraves who discovered and studied meteorite impacts on the Earth. This is a stereo pair with ESP_049963_2005.

The original image scale is 59.2 centimeters (22.4 inches) per pixel (with 2 x 2 binning); objects on the order of 178 centimeters (33.8 inches) across are resolved. The map is projected here at a scale of 50 centimeters (19.7 inches) per pixel. North is up.

Source: NASA

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