Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera

Chappy Crater


Spectacular ejecta surround this very young impact crater about 1,400 meters (4,600 feet) across. Since there are no superimposed impact craters on the ejecta, and the delicate lacy impact spray is still preserved near the rim, this crater formed very recently, perhaps sometime in the past few thousand years.

Lat: -4.074°
Long: 151.763°
Camera: NAC
Image Width: 13.5 km
Location in exhibit: Tycho & Copernican Craters
Image ID: M1194434063LR

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