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The Color and Stereo Surface Imaging System camera aboard the ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter captured this view of the rim of Mars' Korolev Crater on April 15, 2018. The picture is a composite of three images in different colors that were taken almost simultaneously. The dimensions are about 6 by 25 miles (10 by 40 kilometers).
TGO's main job involves sniffing for methane and other low-abundance (or trace) gases in the Martian atmosphere, which it began doing using its two onboard spectrometers on April 21. Methane is a possible sign of life; most of the methane in Earth's air is generated by microbes and other organisms. But the stuff can also be produced by geological processes. TGO's observations could help researchers better understand where, and how, Mars methane is being generated, ExoMars team members have said.
originally posted by: Elementalist
I would like to see such hi-res images of 'the scar of Mars'.
I believe that there was a small planet or large comet that broke up via impact. Some pieces of this body flung towards Mars and caused catastrophic damage leaving it in red dust, literally
The same body became the asteroid belt, and meteor shower that forwarded the extinction of the dinosaurs and changed life on Earth.
Regardless of belief, this image is stunning and I'd love to see on equal to the scar in Mars.