Tag Archives: Bakhuysen Crater

HiRISE: Dragonfly-shaped crater

The broader scene for this image is the fluidized ejecta from Bakhuysen Crater to the southwest, but there‚Äôs something very interesting going on here on a much smaller scale. A small impact crater, about 25 meters in diameter, with a … Continue reading

Posted in Reports | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

HiRISE: Beautiful blocks of bedrock

This image targets a 3-kilometer diameter crater that occurs within the ejecta blanket of the much older Bakhuysen Crater, a 150-kilometer diameter impact crater in Noachis Terra. Impact craters are interesting because they provide a mechanism to uplift and expose … Continue reading

Posted in Reports | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off

HiRISE: Bedrock on floor of Bakhuysen Crater

This HiRISE image shows an exposure of bedrock on the floor of Bakhuysen Crater, a 150-kilometer diameter impact crater in Noachis Terra. The bedrock is highly fragmented and fractured. The distinct false-color in the image may indicate that the tan-colored, … Continue reading

Posted in Reports | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off