Image Feature

Impact Melt at Necho Crater
LRO image from September 1, 2010> View larger image
Impact melt that flowed from the rim shortly after the formation of Necho crater. NAC image M134374642R, scene is 620 m across. Credit: NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University

This region of impact melt was highlighted in a past featured image, but just a few weeks ago it was imaged again with the LROC NAC, revealing impact melt flows that extend further to the east than previously seen.

LRO image from September 02, 2010> View larger image
A wider view of the broad flows of impact melt at Necho. NAC mosaic of images M134374642L and R. Credit: NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University.