Asteroid strikes Mars, makes this incredible starburst design

L.A. Times: NASA's HiRISE mission has spotted a crater on Mars that is dazzling and so new that just four years ago it didn't exist.
The crater is 100 feet wide and shaped liked a starburst. It was caused by a small-ish space rock that slammed into the planet and exploded between July 2010 and May 2012. The impact sent debris as far as nine miles from the crater site.

The images above were taken last November and released this week. The first image, with blue overtones, is color enhanced. The center of the image is especially blue, because it is void of the red dust that covers most of the Martian surface.

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