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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Dark Crater Rims on Vesta

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Dark Crater Rims on Vesta Numisia Crater (left) and a shallow, unnamed crater (right) show dark, carbon-rich materials around their rims, a common feature of Vesta's smaller craters.

NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA

 

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