Ejecta from a Fresh Crater Covering Older Craters and Crater Chains
Photojournal: PIA15044
Source: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA
Published: November 10, 2011

This image from NASA's Dawn spacecraft is dominated by a wide, young, fresh crater on asteroid Vesta. Surrounding this crater is its ejecta blanket, a covering of small particles that were thrown out during the impact that formed the crater.

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