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Schiaparelli lander crash site from HiRISE in color

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Schiaparelli lander crash site from HiRISE in color The landing site as seen on November 1, 2016, about two weeks after the crash. Color and grayscale data have been combined to emphasize the shape of the impact crater, dark ejecta from the impact/explosion, and bright fragments of the lander. Image scale is 27.8 cm/pixel; the whole image is 234 meters square.

NASA / JPL / UA / Emily Lakdawalla

Here is a 300% enlarged view.

Schiaparelli crash site (300% enlarged detail)

NASA / JPL / UA / Emily Lakdawalla

Schiaparelli crash site (300% enlarged detail)
Original HiRISE data has been enlarged with nearest-neighbor sampling, so individual pixel edges are still visible. Original pixels are 27.8 centimeters across.

Original image data dated on or about November 1, 2016.

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. For uses not allowed by that license, contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder: Emily Lakdawalla

 

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