This color image features the crater Bartok, found in the lower right quadrant of the image. Béla Bartók was a Hungarian composer and pianist who wrote a single opera, Bluebeard's Castle. Fittingly, in this color image, the opera of this crater's namesake accurately describes the blue color of the crater's central peaks. The rays extending from Bartok are also exaggerated in the color image, as they appear light-colored against the darker background material.
Date acquired: May 09, 2012
Image Credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Carnegie Institution of Washington