Necho's jumbled floor

The chaotic floor of Necho crater attests to the dynamic environment immediately after the impact event. NAC image M115502787R, scene is 960 m across [NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University].


WAC monochrome image of the 30 km diameter crater Necho. Arrow indicates the approximate location of NAC detail above. Image M119048299 [NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University].


Curious as to what's in the shadows? A more drastic stretch of the image can help.


A look into the shadows - the same NAC view as above, stretched to highlight the shadowed terrain where boulders litter the slope [NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University].



Browse the full-resolution image of Necho's interior below!

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Published by Brett Denevi on 2 September 2010