Fresh Dark Ray Crater
Photojournal: PIA14954
Source: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA
Published: October 15, 2011

The crater on asteroid Vesta shown in this image from NASA's Dawn spacecraft was emplaced onto the ejecta blanket of two large twin craters. Commonly, rays from impact craters are brighter than the surrounding surface.

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