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Pitted Terrain on Mars and Vesta
Target: VestaMission: Dawn, Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)Spacecraft: Dawn, Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)Instrument: Framing Camera, High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) Size: 2535 x 840
A distinctive 'pitted terrain' observed by NASA's Dawn mission on asteroid Vesta has also been seen on Mars. The morphologies of pits are similar on both bodies, with irregular shapes and sharp angles where pits share walls.
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