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A Dilly of a Crater

This image covers the primary cavity of the distinctive rayed crater Dilly. Dilly is what is
commonly referred to as a “butter!y” crater. This colloquial name refers to the asymmetry
of the ejecta giving the appearance of “wings” around an elliptical cavity, and
hence, the overall appearance of a butter!y. This asymmetry is captured quite nicely in
the full-length HiRISE image.

 
PSP 006841 1935 RED NOMAP browse

PSP 006841 1935 RED NOMAP browse

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Uploaded: February 21, 2008
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