Kupalo crater ejecta

Kupalo crater ejecta
Kupalo crater ejecta Dawn had this view on June 1, 2016, from an altitude of 240 miles (385 kilometers). It is northeast of the scene we saw earlier this year of Kupalo Crater. Kupalo is relatively young, and the impact that formed it ejected material that blanketed the surrounding area, muting the appearance of the older crater shown here. There are few craters visible in this picture because there has not been enough time since the Kupalo impact for the steady but slow rain of interplanetary debris to excavate many new craters. We saw some examples of this in pictures in April and discussed it further in MayFull image and caption. NASA / JPL-Caltech / UCLA / MPS / DLR / IDA

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