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 here!

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Posted by Brett Denevi on September 02, 2010 09:00 UTC.